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Determinants of Organizational Commitment among Teachers of Technical Education in Haryana


Pooja Sharma


Symbiosis International University


Organizational commitment is the relative intensity of an employee’s involvement in and identification with a specific organization Measuring organizational commitment is an assessment of the congruence between an individual’s own values and beliefs and those of the organization. Rigorous expansion in Technical education of Haryana state started in 1995 with granting of more Engineering colleges and since then the state has not looked back. The present study was aimed to measure the organizational commitment among the teachers of technical education. Data were collected on standardized scale from 1006 respondents and factor analysis and ANOVA was used to ascertain the factors that shape the organizational commitment of teachers in technical education also, the effect of some demographic variables on the factors was also studied. Older teachers and teachers with Doctorate qualification were found more committed. Also, teachers appointed on regular basis had higher organizational commitment.


Technical Education, Organiza- tional Commitment, Faculty Members.

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