| Published: September 01, 2018
Optimism Promotes Organizational Commitment
Optimism is not just faith, but rather the ability to channelize one’s own capabilities, towards building a brighter future. It is a very positive force in the workplace. Optimists may be motivated to work harder; be more satisfied and have high morale, high levels of aspiration and set stretch goals persevere in the face of obstacles and difficulties and make attributions of personal failures and setbacks as temporary, not as personal in adequacy whereas ,Organizational commitment is the unique bond employees experience with the work place and Organization. The present study measures the relationship between optimism and organizational commitment among employees of private sector. For this purpose two scales were used, the Life Orientation Test given by Scheier (1985) and Organizational Commitment Scale by Upinder Dhar, Prashant Mishra & D.K Srivastava (2002).The results indicate significant relationship between optimism and organizational commitment.
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2018 Bhowmik D, & Sahai, A
Received: June 29, 2018; Revision Received: July 21, 2018; Accepted: September 01, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018