Vol. 9 No. 1 (2021): Business & Management Studies: An International Journal
Articles

A research on the variables that effect affective commitment to change

Mehmet Ertem
Asst. Prof. Dr., Yozgat Bozok University
Faruk Kerem Şentürk
Assoc. Prof. Dr., Düzce University

Published 2021-03-25 — Updated on 2021-03-25

Keywords

  • Değişime Duygusal Bağlılık,
  • Takım Çalışması,
  • İşyeri Arkadaşlığı,
  • İşyerinde Yalnızlık,
  • Birlik Olma Çabası
  • Affective Commitment to Change,
  • Teamwork,
  • Workplace Friendsihp,
  • Workplace Loneliness,
  • Communion Striving

How to Cite

Ertem, M., & Şentürk, F. K. (2021). A research on the variables that effect affective commitment to change. Business & Management Studies: An International Journal, 9(1), 327-342. https://doi.org/10.15295/bmij.v9i1.1761

Abstract

Regardless of the change process level for businesses, employees' participation in the change process is a vital factor. Change as an attempt to question the current order and replace it with a more effective and efficient system requires employees to support and see themselves as part of the process emotionally. The research conducted in this context aims to determine the factors that effect affective commitment to change (ACC). In this context, it aims to guide businesses on which factors they should focus on in their change processes. In the study, a quantitative method was preferred, a questionnaire form was used as the data collection technique, and the data were obtained from healthcare professionals working in the Yozgat Provincial Health Directorate. The results indicated that perception of change (general perception, readiness for change, and being affected by the change) and emotional deprivation have negative effects on affective commitment to change. In contrast, communion striving, teamwork, social companionship and workplace friendship have no meaningful effects on the dependent variable.

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