Title: An analysis of commitment among college teachers

Authors: P. Lovelin Auguskani; V. Sreedevi; Jerlin Priya

Addresses: Faculty of Management Studies, St. Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, India ' Department of Management Studies, Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education, Kumarakovil, Thakalai, India ' University College – Aldarb, Jazan University, Jizan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Abstract: The study 'An analysis of commitment among college teachers' was carried out in Nagercoil at Kanyakumari District. The study helps to understand the commitment level of college teachers. The study was conducted with a sample size of 158 teaching staff, and data has been collected through questionnaire. This research paper is analysed with primary data which was collected through convenience sampling techniques. This study investigated the commitment among college teachers. The findings from the analysis indicated that the level of organisational commitment is high among the college teachers in Nagercoil at Kanyakumari District. One-way analysis is used to find variance between the category of appointment and the three commitments level (affective, continuance and normative) and find variance between the designation and commitment. Majority of government aided respondents have high level of affective and normative commitment while self-finance respondents have high level of continuance commitment. Assistant professors have high level of affective and continuance commitments, while associate professors are having high level of normative commitment. In order to maintain this level, the management should take various initiatives which will motivate the faculty to remain committed towards their job and responsibilities.

Keywords: affective; continuance; normative; education; teachers; commitment.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIE.2021.114500

International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise, 2021 Vol.8 No.2/3, pp.165 - 176

Received: 25 May 2018
Accepted: 14 Jan 2019

Published online: 05 Mar 2021 *

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