+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

An analysis of the relation between employee-organization value congruence and employee attitudes



An analysis of the relation between employee-organization value congruence and employee attitudes



Journal of Psychology 142(6): 615-631



Researchers have examined the fit or match between a person and an organization extensively in the empirical literature. Overall findings have supported the existence of a positive relation between the congruence of employee and organizational values with employee attitudes toward the organization. However, this relation is not fully understood, and more research is needed to understand the relation between the congruence of different value dimensions and multiple employee attitudes. Therefore, the authors aimed to analyze value congruence across 7 dimensions and its relation to (a) job satisfaction, (b) organizational commitment, (c) satisfaction with the organization as a whole, and (d) turnover intentions. The results suggest that the perceived congruence of employee-organizational values by employees is positively associated with satisfaction with the job and organization as a whole and employee commitment to the organization. The results also support a negative relation between value congruence and employee turnover intentions.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 051472784

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 19049240

DOI: 10.3200/jrlp.142.6.615-632


Related references

Work Status Congruence's Relation to Employee Attitudes and Behaviors: The Moderating Role of Procedural Justice. Journal of Business and Psychology 25(4): 583-592, 2010

An Investigation of the Relationships among Employee Empowerment, Employee Perceived Service Quality, and Employee Job Satisfaction in a U.S. Hospitality Organization. Journal of Foodservice Business Research 13(1): 36-50, 2010

Multiple Perspectives of Congruence: Relationships between Value Congruence and Employee Attitudes. Journal of Organizational Behavior 26(6): 591-623, 2005

Questioning conventional wisdom is a happy employee a good employee, or do other attitudes matter more?. Cornell Hospitality Report: 6, 4-18, 2008

Perceived fairness of employee drug testing as a predictor of employee attitudes and job performance. Journal of Applied Psychology 76(5): 698-707, 1991

Employee stock ownership and employee attitudes: a test of three models. Journal of Applied Psychology 72(2): 319-332, 1987

Values congruence, organization-based self-esteem, and employee responses: Evidence from Sri Lanka. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management 18(3): 349-372, 2018

Employee ownership, employee attitudes, and firm performance. 1995

Employee Rights, Employee Responsibilities and Knowledge Sharing in Intelligent Organization. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal 14(2-3): 69-78, 2002

The link between employee attitudes and employee effectiveness: Data matrix of meta-analytic estimates based on 1161 unique correlations. Data in Brief 8: 1391-1394, 2016

Employee self-enhancement motives and job performance behaviors: investigating the moderating effects of employee role ambiguity and managerial perceptions of employee commitment. Journal of Applied Psychology 92(3): 745-756, 2007

The Effects of Employee Ownership on Organizational Identification, Employee Job Attitudes, and Organizational Performance: A Tentative Framework and Empirical Findings. Human Relations 31(1): 29-48, 1978

Employee attitudes and employee performance. Psychological Bulletin 52(5): 396-424, 1955

Employee attitudes and their relation to morale. Journal of Applied Psychology 28(4): 285-301, 1944

Employee satisfaction in hospitals - validation of the Picker employee questionnaire: the German version of the "survey of employee perceptions of health care delivery" (Picker Institute Boston). Gesundheitswesen ) 75(5): E34-E48, 2013