Work Opportunities and Organizational Commitment in International Organizations

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Version: Author's accepted manuscript
ID Serval
serval:BIB_303DBD41BBEF
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Titre
Work Opportunities and Organizational Commitment in International Organizations
Périodique
Public Administration Review
Auteur⸱e⸱s
Giauque David, Varone Frédéric
ISSN
0033-3352 (Print)
1540-6210 (Online)
ISSN-L
0033-3352
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
23/05/2018
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Pages
NA
Langue
anglais
Résumé
This article applies social exchange theory to investigate the relationships between
work opportunities and organizational commitment in four United Nations agencies. It
demonstrates that international civil servants who are satisfied with altruistic, social,
and extrinsic work opportunities are more likely to declare high levels of organizational
commitment. Furthermore, the perceived organizational support mediates these
relationships. The empirical findings highlight the importance of considering the
specificity of organizational features in explaining international civil servants' attitudes and behaviors. Their preferences for altruistic, social, and extrinsic work opportunities are not similar to the motivational orientations and rewards valued by public- or private sector employees, thus confirming the hybrid characteristics of international organizations. Drawing on these original results, this research also identifies some practical implications for human resources management in international organizations.
Mots-clé
international organizations, international civil service, organizational commitment, work opportunities, organizational support
Open Access
Oui
Création de la notice
09/04/2018 10:03
Dernière modification de la notice
20/08/2019 14:14
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