Title: Perceived organisational support on career success: an employee perspective - an empirical study from an Indian context

Authors: A. Seema; S. Sujatha

Addresses: Department of Technology and Management, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632014, India ' VIT Business School, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632014, India

Abstract: The main purpose of the present study is to determine the relationship between perceived organisational support (POS) and career success of employees. Career success is termed as the individual's subjective or intrinsic feelings of accomplishment and ultimate satisfaction pertaining to his or her career. This study also highlights on one of the career management practices, that is, POS in bringing its importance and linkage with career success from an individual point of view in support with literature review. Descriptive research design has been adopted for the study. Stratified random sampling method was used for the study. It was decided to conduct the data collection with 450 (around 59% proportionate) faculty members of selected 17 Arts and Science colleges at Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India. The study outcomes show the significant correlation between POS and career success in terms of career prospect, career commitment and career satisfaction.

Keywords: career success; employee perspective; Indian context; perceived organisational support.

DOI: 10.1504/MEJM.2017.083707

Middle East Journal of Management, 2017 Vol.4 No.1, pp.22 - 38

Available online: 10 Apr 2017 *

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