Organizational Commitment-Rewards Relationship and its Change in Japanese Companies in China

  •  Keisuke Kokubun    


This study investigates a transition of the relationship between rewards and the organizational commitment of total 1,005 university graduates who work for 4 Japanese companies in China. Hierarchical regression analysis revealed that supervisor support had stronger influence on organizational commitment in 2013 than it did in 2007, showing that the employees became to require more support from supervisors than before due to a growing anxiety under economic slowdown since the global financial crises of 2008. This result indicates that employees may become more collectivistic during a period of economic growth stagnation. Discussions and implications concerning human resource management of Japanese companies in China are offered.

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