In general, most research has found affective commitment to be the most decisive variable linked to turnover.
London: Financial Times Publishing. However, the study analyzed retention on the basis of individual factors basis.
The toughest challenge that organizations encounter nowadays is not only how to manage the people but also how to keep them on the job as long as possible and how to maintain them vigorous and ambitious.
Employee who feels that they ought to stay with an organization have strong normative commitment, those who believe it is essential for them to continue with the organization would have strong continuous commitment, whereas the ones who are having willingness to remain with the organization are believed to have strong affective commitment.
Organizational Support Studies consider either the immediate supervisor Kidd et.
Journal of Management Studies, 33, — Howard, M.