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An Empirical Study on the Effects of Organizational Cynicism and EVLN Responses on Organizational Commitment and Pro-union behavioral Intentions
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An Empirical Study on the Effects of Organizational Cynicism and EVLN Responses on Organizational Commitment and Pro-union behavioral Intentions
Seo, Yeon-Yong; Park, Sang-Eon; Kim, Chan-Jung;
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This paper has investigated the effects of employees` organizational cynicism on their organizational commitment and pro-union behavioral intentions in the context of repetitively implementing business innovation program. The cynical responses about the business innovation program & projects have been classified into four categories; Exit, Voice, Loyalty and Neglect. The research samples have been drawn from managers and office employees at four business sites of conglomerates in Korea. According to the analysis, business innovation program which is continuous and repetitive has made managers and office employees have highly cynical attitudes. In turn, the organizational cynicism has accelerated their Exit and Neglect responses, but shrunk Voice and Loyalty responses. As a result, it has been confirmed that the organizational cynicism has a direct effect on organizational commitment and pro-union behavioral intentions. In addition, it has been concluded that Exit and Neglect had a negative effect on organizational commitment but a positive effect on pro-union behavioral intentions. Even though Voice and Loyalty had a positive effect on organizational commitment, they had no significant effect on pro-union behavioral intentions. Furthermore, no mediating effect has been detected. Implications and suggestions for future research were then discussed.
Business innovation program;Organizational cynicism;Exit-Voice-Loyalty-Neglect (EVLN);Organizational commitment;Pro-union behavioral intentions;
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