International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Virtuality in Work Arrangements and Affective Organizational Commitment1
Eric Brunelle

In recent years, companies have set up new arrangements that allow work to be done via cyberspace and increase the level of virtuality. This article presents the results of an empirical study designed to test the relationship between the various components of the virtuality of work arrangements and the strength of workers’ affective commitment to the organization. An online survey was carried out and data from management consultants was collected and analyzed using multiple linear models. Our results indicate that geographic and temporal factors negatively impact workers’ affective commitment, while technology, work practices, organization and cultural factors have a positive impact.

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