THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOB MOTIVATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS PERSONNEL IN SONGKHLA PROVINCE

  • Nattaya Chotikul aculty of Business Administration Hat Yai University
  • Duangrudee Uthaihoem
Keywords: motivation, organizational commitment, transportation business

Abstract

The purposes of this research were 1) to study the levels of motivation and commitment to the organization of transportation business personnel 2) to examine relationship between motivation and organizational commitment of the personnel. This quantitative research collected information from transportation business in Songkhla province, a total of 81 businesses with a population of 2,830 people.  The sample size of 338 people was calculated by using Taro Yamane formula with 95% confidence level and 5% sampling error. Questionnaire was used as a tool for collecting data. The statistics used in analyzing the data were percentage, mean, and standard deviation. Pearson's correlation coefficient was used for analyzing the relationship. Results found that most of the sample group is under 30 years old, holding the position of officer/stock - delivery operator, period of employment is 6 years or more, salary 10,000 - 15,000 baht. Level of motivation for work was at high when considering each aspect, it was found that job responsibilities was  the highest, followed by organizational justice, career security and progression, organization policy and compensation and welfare benefits, respectively. Overall the level of commitment to the organization of personnel was at a high, considering each aspect, it was found that confidence, acceptance of goals and corporate values were the highest level followed by willingness to work and strong desire to maintain membership of the organization, respectively. Results of the hypotheses testing found that motivation in all aspects of the operation is positively correlated with the overall organizational commitment at a high level with a statistical significance level of 0.01.

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Published
2019-10-17
How to Cite
Chotikul, N., & Uthaihoem, D. (2019). THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOB MOTIVATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS PERSONNEL IN SONGKHLA PROVINCE. Life Sciences and Environment Journal, 20(2), 295-307. Retrieved from https://ph01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/psru/article/view/173763
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Research Articles