The Influence of Proactiveness, Perceived Usefulness and Learning Orientation on Work Commitment

진취성, 지각된 유용성 및 학습지향성이 업무몰입에 미치는 영향

  • 이상길 (호서대벤처대학원 경영학)
  • Received : 2018.11.13
  • Accepted : 2018.12.29
  • Published : 2018.12.31


Work commitment is being studied continuously in the field of organizational behavior, this study suggests that work commitment directly affects the creativity and productivity of organizational members. The immersive attitude toward work is increasing in importance as it not only improves individual competitiveness but also improves organizational performance. From an academic point of view, we can emphasize the differentiation of this study in terms of analyzing work commitment, which is a leading factor in the current work performance, based on individual proactiveness, perceived usefulness, and learning orientation. Identifying the factors influencing work commitment is likely to provide meaningful implications for securing current and future competitiveness. For this study, we conducted an online survey of office workers, professionals, and self-employed workers. Finally, we obtained 178 valid questionnaires. As a result of the analysis, it was confirmed that proactiveness and learning orientation had a positive effect on work commitment.


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