Human resource practices, person organization fit and commitment among University lecturers

The aim of this study is to understand how Human Resource Management (HRM) practices affect the people, or human resources, who work for the organization. Information generated is vital in driving the organizational strategies and goals in order to gain competitive advantage. Such practices must enable the individual employees fit in their jobs, organization and commit to their organizations. This study will examine the relationship between HR practices, person organization fit and organizational commitment. It is hypothesized that these affect organization performance, commitment and effectiveness of employees to their organizations.
L’objectif de cette étude est de comprendre comment les pratiques de gestion des ressources humaines touchent les gens, ou des ressources humaines, qui travaillent pour l’organisation. L’information générée est indispensable dans la conduite des stratégies d’organisation et les objectifs afin d’obtenir un avantage concurrentiel. De telles pratiques doivent permettre aux employés individuels de tenir dans leur emploi et l’organisation et de s’engager à leurs organisations. Cette étude portera sur la relation entre les pratiques de gestion des ressources humaines, propres à l’organisation du personnel et l’engagement organisationnel. On suppose que celles-ci affectent la performance de l’organisation, l’engagement et l’efficacité des employés pour leurs organisations.
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East Africa
RUFORUM Conferences and Workshops
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"The 2010 RUFORUM Biennial Conference was the second in the series. The main objective of the Biennial conferences is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond to actively exchange findings and experiences, while at the same time learning lessons towards improving performance of the agricultural sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods. The biennial conference is RUFORUM’s most comprehensive meeting for the diversity of stakeholers in agriculture. It is especially dedicated to graduate students and their supervisors, grantees in RUFORUM member universities and alumni. It is a platform for peer review, quality control, mentorship, networking and shared learning. This record contains an extended abstract accepted under the theme socio-economics".