Determinants of Employee Commitment and Continuous Improvement in Animal Feed Companies

Pedro Manuel do Espírito Santo, Patrícia Milene Azinheira Cardoso
2017 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
In Portugal, unemployment is high when we compare with other countries and companies do not develop strategies to retain the best employees inside. It is clear that employees are a key part of a company's success, so organizations should look for better ways to hire new talent for business, as well as seek ways to keep the best brains by identifying antecedent variables of commitment of employees. Thus, this study is a contribution to the investigation by the identification of key variables in
more » ... f key variables in the commitment of the worker and in the environment of continuous improvement in the companies. Through a study applied to 97 employees, the results show that leadership is the main antecedent of the continuous improvement environment in companies. In addition, this study identifies the worker's well-being and the work-life balance as the major antecedents of the workers' commitment.
doi:10.9790/487x-1903034754 fatcat:hea5cikjqjghtogn7bf65pvuu4