Effect of perceived organizational support on psychological capital - A study of IT industries in Indian framework
Sihag, P. & Sarikwal, L.(2015). Effect of perceived organizational support on psychological capital - A study of IT industries in Indian framework. EJBO - Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies, 20 (2), 19-26. Retrieved from http://ejbo.jyu.fi
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In today's business environment, positive psychology and social exchange relationship have been attained great interest for research. Psychological Capital (PsyCap) is an individual's positive psychological state of development and is characterized by optimism, hope, resilience and self- efficacy. The commitment of employees directly depends on the commitment of organization towards their employees i.e. norms of reciprocity and social exchanges work between employee and organization. Perceived organizational support (POS) indicates the perception of employees that at what extent they are cared and valued by organization. The present study was conducted to identify the relationship between POS and Psychological capital of employees on middle level IT professional in India. Data collection was done by an online survey and questionnaire from 420 IT professionals. Basic descriptive analysis, Regression analysis, Confirmatory factor analysis and model fit indices were executed. Results showed positive relationship between POS and PsyCap. A fit model was also identified for POS- PsyCap relationship which also included POS and PsyCap's factors or predictors i.e. the fit model was found reasonably consistent with the collected data and did not require any further re-specifications. Present study's results demonstrated that by providing more care, support and value to contribution to employees, employee's psychological capital can be enhanced which further can enhance commitment and performance of employees for organization. ...
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