International Academic Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

  • ISSN 2454-2210

The impact of motivation on commitment through private bank branches employees with mediating role of identity style

Morteza Ghazanfari,Majid Ramezan and Mansour Vanda

Abstract: The present study investigates the impact of motivation on employees' organizational commitment with mediating role of identity style. The research involved 150 Iranian employees working in different private bank sector. A questionnaire made up of Organizational commitment questionnaire (Meyer et al., 1993), Identity Style Inventory 6 grade (ISI-6G) (Berzonsky, 1992), Motivation scale (Deci & Ryan, 2001), and sociodemographic questions was used for gathering data. The stepwise multiple regression analysis revealed that affective commitment was the most positive component of organizational commitment for organization, whereas continuance commitment has had negative aspects for organization mostly. The conclusion has been made that motivation influence organizational commitment directly and has weak impact on it via identity style. There was no significant relation between identity style and organizational commitment besides, there was significant relation between motivation and identity style

Keywords: Organizational Commitment, Identity Styles, Motivation, Bank employees

Page: 84-94

DOI: 10.9756/IAJOBHRM/V5I1/1810005

Volume 5, Issue 1, 2018