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Why Commit When the Future is Bright? The Interactive Effects of Future Time Perspecitve and Organizational Cynicism

Published Online: 12 May 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 66 (2021) - Issue 1 (April 2021)
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Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2065-9644
First Published
06 Mar 2016
Publication timeframe
3 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

An employee’s organizational commitment is essential to a firm’s success and performance. Past research reports mixed relationships between future time perspective and commitment. Recently, research has supported several moderating variables for this relationship. The current study tested organizational cynicism as a potential moderator. The sample consisted of 301 university alumni working in a variety of industries. The cross-sectional data supports an interaction between future time perspective and organizational cynicism on an individual’s affective and continuance commitment level. Data failed to support an interaction effect on the employee’s normative commitment.

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