Employee commitment is important because high level s of commitment lead to several favorable organizational outcomes. Commitme nt of employees is also considered as important because it may be used to predict employe e’s performance, absenteeism and their other behaviors. This research article aims t o analyse the association between organizational commitment and job satisfaction amon g the employees’ working in parcel service firms around Tamilnadu, in South India.The Herzberg’s theory of motivation and Meyer et.al (2002) understanding on employee commit ment and job satisfaction has motivated the authors to apply these theories in th is study. The current study is both explorative and descriptive in nature. The study ap plied judgmental & conveniences sampling techniques for selection of the sample.The researcher has adopted judgmental sampling technique for defining the entire populati on of surface transport operators (parcel service operators) in Tamilnadu.In Tamilnad u there are 12 large size surface transport companies in operation. Of these 12 comp anies, seven companies operate throughout the state and five companies operate in seven districts.. The seven firms that operate throughout Tamilnadu are selected as resear ch population.Due to vast spread of these seven transportation service providers and di fficulties encounter ed by the researcher in data collection, sample population was restricte d to 7.5 per cent of the total workers working in these seven companies. The sample popula tion of the study consists of 650 respondents in middle and low caders. The study fou nd that majority of the sample employees have opined that they prefer move from on e organization to other and also feel less committed toward their organisation as they ar e dissatisfied with the salary /monetary benefits currently paid to them and also because of job tiredness, lack of recognition and lack of career growth opportunities. Thus the autho rs suggest to the parcel service companies to fostering employee commitment strategi es, as these have a great impact on decreasing turnover rates.
Sumathi N and S., P., “Employees' Level of Satisfaction and their Commitment towards Organization”, International Journal of Economic and Management Strategy, vol. 51, pp. 112-117, 2014.