Investigating the Effect of Trust, Work-Involvement, Motivation and Demographic Variables on Organizational Commitment: Evidence from IT Industry

  •  Seher Arikan Tezergil    
  •  Ali Kose    
  •  Melisa Erdilek Karabay    


The dynamic nature of the information technologies industry is one of the sectors whose employees’ behaviorsare obviously affected by work-related factors. This study aims to investigate the interaction between trust, involvement, motivation, demographic variables and organizational commitment of employees ininformation-technology (IT) industry. Data were gathered from the research sample of IT professionals (N=400) employed in Turkish high-tech industry. To investigate the relationship between trust, work-involvement, motivation and organizational commitment; factor analysis, correlation analysis and logistic regression wereconducted. Empirical results reveal that organizational commitment of employees is influenced by trust, work-involvement and work experience. Identical models estimated with logistic regression provide no supportfor the presence of a motivation and commitment interaction.

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