2. Employee Commitment and Well-Being

  1. Jonathan Houdmont3,
  2. Stavroula Leka3 and
  3. Robert R. Sinclair4
  1. John P. Meyer1,
  2. Elyse R. Maltin1 and
  3. Sabrina P. C. Thai2

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch2

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2

How to Cite

Meyer, J. P., Maltin, E. R. and Thai, S. P. C. (2012) Employee Commitment and Well-Being, in Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 (eds J. Houdmont, S. Leka and R. R. Sinclair), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119942849.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (IWHO), University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 4

    Clemson University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Western Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119971047

Online ISBN: 9781119942849

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Keywords:

  • employee commitment and well-being;
  • employee commitment, and employee retention;
  • employer-relevant outcomes;
  • employee health and well-being;
  • self-determination theory (SDT);
  • well-being, outcome of commitment;
  • commitment, and health/ill-health measures;
  • work conditions as antecedents;
  • pattern of relations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Meaning of Commitment and Well-being

  • Commitment and Well-being: A Theoretical Framework

  • Well-being as an Outcome of Commitment

  • Underlying Mechanisms

  • Work Conditions as Antecedents

  • Summary

  • Directions for Future Research

  • Implications for Practice

  • Conclusion

  • Note

  • References