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Change is an ongoing process of renewing the structures, directions, and capabilities of the organizations to adapt to the variable needs of customers, employees, and the marketplace. Thus, organization needs to change in order to stay in the market. Change process will be smoothed by employee’s commitment. There is a strong need to examine the effects of organizational change on organizational commitment. In this quantitative research, survey technique was used as a data collection tool. It employs the scale developed by Meyer and Allen (2004) for organizational commitment. Items used for organizational change have been adapted from scales created by Tolay et al. (2017) and Dunham et al. (1989). In the study, 410 valid questionnaires were collected from randomly selected employees working in food and beverage and packaging enterprises operating in Konya, in Turkey. The results revealed that the organizational change negatively affected employees’ commitment to the organization (β = -.42; p



Recommended Citation

Cetinkaya, A. S., & Habibi, S. (2022). The effect of organizational change on organizational commitment. In L. Altinay, O. M. Karatepe, & M. Tuna (Eds.), Advances in managing tourism across continents (Vol. 2, pp. 1–13). USF M3 Publishing. https://www.doi.org/10.5038/9781955833080

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