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Den komplexa organisationstillhörigheten på konsultföretag

Paradis, Heidi LU and Nystedt, Kerstin LU (2018) PSYK11 20182
Department of Psychology
Abstract
We investigated if organizational commitment at one consultancy firm differed depending on type of employment. The first hypothesis analyzed if organizational commitment differed among consultants due to type of employment (permanent and temporary employment). The second hypothesis explored if there was a difference in organizational commitment towards the consultancy firm among in-house employees and consultants. Data was gathered during two separate occasions. The first collection was among the consultants and the second one was from the inhouse employees. In total 121 consultants and 67 in-house employees participated in the research. The result showed no support for the first hypothesis, however there was partly support for our second... (More)
We investigated if organizational commitment at one consultancy firm differed depending on type of employment. The first hypothesis analyzed if organizational commitment differed among consultants due to type of employment (permanent and temporary employment). The second hypothesis explored if there was a difference in organizational commitment towards the consultancy firm among in-house employees and consultants. Data was gathered during two separate occasions. The first collection was among the consultants and the second one was from the inhouse employees. In total 121 consultants and 67 in-house employees participated in the research. The result showed no support for the first hypothesis, however there was partly support for our second hypothesis. There was a difference in affective and overall organizational commitment between the consultants and the in-house employees. Based on previous research on permanent and temporary employment it rather seems that the feeling of an uncertain employment can have an effect on organizational commitment. Furthermore, the complexity of consultant’s organizational commitment can probably have an effect on consultant’s commitment towards the consultancy firm. Further research needs to address how the type of employment affects organizational commitment among consultants. (Less)
Abstract (Swedish)
I den här studien undersökte vi om det fanns en skillnad i upplevd organisationstillhörighet beroende på vilken anställningsform den anställde hade på ett konsultföretag. Den första
hypotesen syftade till att undersöka om det fanns en skillnad bland konsulterna i upplevd organisationstillhörighet utifrån typ av anställningsform (tillsvidareanställning och
tidsbegränsad anställning). Den andra hypotesen undersökte om det fanns en skillnad i organisationstillhörighet mellan internt anställda och konsulter gentemot konsultföretaget.
Två separata datainsamlingar genomfördes för att samla in både konsulternas och de internt anställdas svar. Totalt deltog 121 konsulter och 67 internt anställda i undersökningen.
Resultatet visade att det inte... (More)
I den här studien undersökte vi om det fanns en skillnad i upplevd organisationstillhörighet beroende på vilken anställningsform den anställde hade på ett konsultföretag. Den första
hypotesen syftade till att undersöka om det fanns en skillnad bland konsulterna i upplevd organisationstillhörighet utifrån typ av anställningsform (tillsvidareanställning och
tidsbegränsad anställning). Den andra hypotesen undersökte om det fanns en skillnad i organisationstillhörighet mellan internt anställda och konsulter gentemot konsultföretaget.
Två separata datainsamlingar genomfördes för att samla in både konsulternas och de internt anställdas svar. Totalt deltog 121 konsulter och 67 internt anställda i undersökningen.
Resultatet visade att det inte fanns något stöd för den första hypotesen. Den andra hypotesen fick vi å andra sidan delvis stöd för. Det fanns en skillnad i känslomässig och övergripande
organisationstillhörighet mellan konsulter och internt anställda. Baserat på tidigare forskning verkar det snarare vara upplevelsen kring att ha en osäker anställning som påverkar
organisationstillhörigheten bland tillsvidare och tidsbegränsat anställda. Vidare konstaterades det att konsulternas organisationstillhörighet kan sägas vara mer komplex vilket tros ha en
inverkan på den upplevda tillhörigheten till konsultföretaget. Fortsatt forskning behövs för att förstå hur anställningsform påverkar organisationstillhörighet bland konsulter. (Less)
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Paradis, Heidi LU and Nystedt, Kerstin LU
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organization
course
PSYK11 20182
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
consultant, consultancy firm, organizational commitment, in-house employees, dual commitment, the three component conceptualization model of commitment
language
Swedish
id
8964505
date added to LUP
2019-01-03 10:12:29
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  abstract     = {We investigated if organizational commitment at one consultancy firm differed depending on type of employment. The first hypothesis analyzed if organizational commitment differed among consultants due to type of employment (permanent and temporary employment). The second hypothesis explored if there was a difference in organizational commitment towards the consultancy firm among in-house employees and consultants. Data was gathered during two separate occasions. The first collection was among the consultants and the second one was from the inhouse employees. In total 121 consultants and 67 in-house employees participated in the research. The result showed no support for the first hypothesis, however there was partly support for our second hypothesis. There was a difference in affective and overall organizational commitment between the consultants and the in-house employees. Based on previous research on permanent and temporary employment it rather seems that the feeling of an uncertain employment can have an effect on organizational commitment. Furthermore, the complexity of consultant’s organizational commitment can probably have an effect on consultant’s commitment towards the consultancy firm. Further research needs to address how the type of employment affects organizational commitment among consultants.},
  author       = {Paradis, Heidi and Nystedt, Kerstin},
  keyword      = {consultant,consultancy firm,organizational commitment,in-house employees,dual commitment,the three component conceptualization model of commitment},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Den komplexa organisationstillhörigheten på konsultföretag},
  year         = {2018},
}