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Models and Applications in the Decision Sciences: Best Papers from the 2015 Annual Conference by Merrill Warkentin, Decision Sciences Institute

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5. The Rapport Between Perceived Organizational Support for Development and Worker Outcomes

Cau Ngoc Nguyen, Texas A&M International UniversityJacqueline Mayfield, Texas A&M International UniversityMilton Mayfield, Texas A&M International University

Abstract

We integrate the boundaryless career concept and the social exchange theory to propose that perceived organizational support for development (POSD) is significantly and positively related to job satisfaction and affective commitment, and negatively related to absenteeism. A POSD scale was created and empirically tested. We then collected data from 413 individuals and conducted a path analysis. The results showed that POSD significantly and positively related to job satisfaction (β = 0.56, ...

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