Correlates of Employee Compensation and Commitment

R. Alamelu, S.T. Surulivel, L.Cresenta Shakila Motha, R. Amudha, S. Selvabaskar

Abstract


In recent days, employees are considered as an important asset of an organisation and their commitment plays a vital role in achieving sustainable growth of the organisation. The employee commitment always plays a very predominant role in achieving the vision and mission of the organisation. The employee commitment was identified as a baseline for the performance of the company. This commitment is said to have a relationship with the compensation what employee receives. It is predicted that employee commitment may be increased when the employee are satisfied by the elements of compensation. Hence the researcher focuses on the relationship between compensation and commitment, factors of compensation affecting employee commitment, and identifies the employee’s perception towards the components of pay model. The researcher has conducted the study with 300 samples collected from small manufacturing industries in Tiruchirappalli District, Tamil Nadu, India. Researcher has applied tools like ANOVA, Chi-square test, Structural Equation Modelling for the purpose of analysing the relationship between employee compensation and their commitment. The study outcome revealed that employee commitment was strongly associated with the satisfaction of employees towards their compensation based on pay model.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5p335


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