Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Organizational-level gender dissimilarity and employee commitment

Lee, Hyun-Jung and Peccei, Riccardo (2007) Organizational-level gender dissimilarity and employee commitment. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 45 (4). pp. 687-712. ISSN 1467-8543

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

This study explores the extent to which gender dissimilarity in the workplace affects employees' commitment to their organization, using data from the British (1998) Workplace Employee Relations Survey. The results showed that the effects of organizational-level gender dissimilarity on organizational commitment were more complex than has commonly been assumed in the literature. The relationship between organizational-level gender dissimilarity and employee commitment was U-shaped for women whereas it was not significant for men. The relationship was moderated by the respondents' status as measured by their level of pay. For men, the relationship between gender dissimilarity and commitment was negative for high-paid individuals but not for low-paid ones, while for women the U-shaped relationship was weaker for high-paid individuals than for low-paid individuals.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/bjir
Additional Information: © 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and London School of Economics
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Research centres and groups > Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour Group
Departments > Management
Collections > Economists Online
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2010 15:33
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/26927/

Actions (login required)

Record administration - authorised staff only Record administration - authorised staff only