Workplace sprituality in enhancing organization commitment that leads to improvement in employee retention of generation Y

Vincent Oh Kim Seng, David Yong Gun Fie, Abdullah Sarwar, Low Jing Hong, Junainah Mahdee, Gowrie Vinayan

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Abstract

Malaysian organizations are experiencing shortage of Generation Y talents due to high turnover rate. This creates further problem as the cost of recruitment is enormous and time consuming. This proposed study is to determine the influence of workplace spirituality towards employee retention.Theoretically, this conceptual paper will be helpful for the human resource management personnels to understand towards the development of practices and policies aimed at creating or improving spirituality in the workplace. By improving spirituality climates, the organizations can promote organizational commitment which leads to better individual and organization performance.The idea of spirituality in workplace has the ability to retain employees. Organizations are increasingly evolving to be a place where employees embarked in their search for meaning. This has resulted in, the organizations to switch their focus from a strictly profit oriented, to a profit and worker well-being oriented

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVision 2020
Subtitle of host publicationSustainable Economic development, Innovation Management, and Global Growth
PublisherIBMA
Pages4701-4711
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9780986041990
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event30th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic development, Innovation Management, and Global Growth - Madrid, Spain
Duration: 8 Nov 20179 Nov 2017

Conference

Conference30th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic development, Innovation Management, and Global Growth
Abbreviated titleIBIMA 2017
CountrySpain
CityMadrid
Period8/11/179/11/17

Keywords

  • Generation-Y
  • Organization Commitment
  • Retention
  • Workplace Spirituality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Strategy and Management
  • Computer Science Applications

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