The Three Component Model of Commitment – Testing Job Satisfaction, Job Involvement and Professional Commitment

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Introduction

The psychological attachment of an individual to an organization, in terms of industrial plus organizational psychology and organizational behavior is known as organizational commitment. People feel committed to their organization for various reasons. In this article, we will discuss the reasons for which employees are loyal to their organizations. The Three Component Model of Commitment is used to express employee loyalty. The article is a study of effective team management and how it helps in motivating employees to stay committed to their company.

Origin of the Three Component Model of Commitment

The Three Component Model of Commitment was pioneered by John Meyer and Natalie Allen. It was published in "Human Resource Management Review" in 1991. Though their study was predominantly based on pre-existing theories of organizational commitment, they came to the decision that employees have three mindsets that determine their loyalty towards their company.

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