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Sense of coherence, work engagement and organisational commitment within an automotive development institution

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dc.contributor.advisor Viviers, A. M.
dc.contributor.author Pillay, Kogie
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-10T14:19:01Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-10T14:19:01Z
dc.date.issued 2008-10
dc.date.submitted 2008-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/3168
dc.description.abstract This research explores the relationship between sense of coherence, work engagement and organisational commitment in an automotive development institution in South Africa. The study was conducted through quantitative research. The study used the Orientation to Life Questionnaire (OLQ) to measure sense of coherence, the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) to measure work engagement and the Organisational Commitment Scale (OCS) to measure organisational commitment. A biographical questionnaire was also used. The questionnaires were administered to a sample of 46 employees, 37 of whom were based in the company’s Pretoria office and nine at their Eastern Cape office. In view of the fact that the sample was small, 100 % of the population was included in the study. A theoretical relationship between the constructs was determined and an empirical study provided evidence of the degree of relationship that existed between them. The results reveal significant relationships to exist between some sub-scales, however, statistical significance could not be reached for some correlations. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (xiii, 120 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Sense of coherence en
dc.subject Work engagement en
dc.subject Organisational commitment en
dc.subject Comprehensibility en
dc.subject Manageability en
dc.subject Meaningfulness en
dc.subject Vigour en
dc.subject Dedication en
dc.subject Absorption en
dc.subject Affective commitment en
dc.subject Normative commitment en
dc.subject Continuance commitment en
dc.subject.ddc 658.3142
dc.subject.lcsh Sense of coherence.
dc.subject.lcsh Work ethic -- South Africa.
dc.subject.lcsh Work -- Psychological aspects.
dc.subject.lcsh Organizational commitment -- South Africa.
dc.title Sense of coherence, work engagement and organisational commitment within an automotive development institution en
dc.type Dissertation
dc.description.department Psychology
dc.description.degree M. Admin. (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)


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