Simon N. P. Nwankwo (PhD), Josephine Ivoma Orga (PhD), Fidelis Abel Ugwu


This research work examined The Effect of Employee Commitment on Organizational Performance. The objective of the study includes to: identify the relationship between employee commitments and organizational profitability, examine the extent to which employee commitment affects employee turnover. The research method used was the survey research method. The sources of data were the primary and secondary sources of data. The major instrument of data collection was the questionnaire. The population of the study was 225 while the sample size of 144 was determined using the ‘Taro Yamane’s formula. The data collected were presented in tables using frequencies and simple percentages and analysed using inferential statistics. The hypotheses were tested using the chi-square distribution formula. The findings include that there was positive and significant relationship between employee commitment and organizational profitability, with the hypothesis one testing result showing cal=52.46 >X2 tab= (5.99). There was significant effect of employee commitment on employee turnover with the hypothesis testing result showing thus: X2 cal= 62.36> X2 tab =(5.99). The researchers concluded that employee commitment is a critical factor in the achievement of organizational success. The recommendations included that the management should establish a cohesive relationship with the employees, so that employees’ should see themselves as an integral part of the organization as this will lead to superior performance that will lead to profitability.

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