The Effect of Work Plateau on Intention to Remain: Mediating Role of Organizational Commitment
Ahmad Latifian
Dr. Ahmad Latifian, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.
Manuscript received on 27 August 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 03 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 14 September 2019 | PP: 302-311 | Volume-8 Issue-5S3, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: E10670785S319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1067.0785S319
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Abstract: In the present study, the the impact of work plateau on intention to remain at work with the mediating role of organizational commitment has been studied. The statistical population of this research is all employees of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. The research method is descriptive-survey. According to statistics of personnel management office, the number of employees is 1100 in 2017. In order to determine the sample size, due to the limited population, Morgan table was used and 285 people were selected from population through random sampling. In order to collect the data, Alan and Meyer (1990) questionnaire was used to assess organizational commitment, a researcher-made questionnaire was used to investigate the intention to remain at job and Miliaman’s questionnaire (1992) was used to investigate career plateauing. The validity of these three questionnaires has been confirmed by experts. Reliability of the questionnaire is confirmed by Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of 86%, 91% and 84%, respectively. The statistical methods used in this research to test the hypotheses are T value and structural equation modeling. Structural equation model in this study was determined using Liserl software, according to which the content plateau and structural plateau, considering the mediator role of organizational commitment, has a negative and significant impact on employees’ intention to remain at work.
Keywords: Career Plateauing, Remain at Work, Organizational Commitment.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences