Does Professional Research Network Enhance Career Commitment? A Moderated Mediation model

Sanat Kozhakhmet, Kairat Moldashev, Assylbek Nurgabdeshov, Amina Gassanova

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Abstract

Purpose – The aim of this work is to enhance our understanding of career commitment by examining the mediating role of research self-efficacy on the link between professional research network and career commitment, and the moderating role of career aspiration.

Design/Methodology/Approach – Survey questionnaires will be used to collect data from faculty members of 10 leading research universities of Kazakhstan. Research limitations/implications The generalizability of the results is limited, and the cross-sectional data cannot draw any clear causal inference among variables. Practical Implications – Educational managers may benefit from this study by applying various organizational practices to manage career commitment.

Originality/Value – This research contributes to a more complete understanding of how professional research network may enhance research self-efficacy which in turn facilitates career commitment. In addition, this paper extends research on the moderating role of career aspiration to the context of career commitment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the British Academy of Management Annual Conference 2020
ISBN (Electronic)9780995641334
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventAnnual Conference of the British Academy of Management 2020 - In The Cloud
Duration: 2 Sep 20204 Sep 2020

Conference

ConferenceAnnual Conference of the British Academy of Management 2020
Abbreviated titleBAM 2020
Period2/09/204/09/20

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