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An Empirical Research on the Impact of the Perceptions of Female Employees About Corporate Social Responsibility on Their Organizational Commitment

  • Seniz OzhanEmail author
  • Nevin Altug
  • Yasemin Koldere Akin
  • Duygu Talih Akkaya
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Part of the Accounting, Finance, Sustainability, Governance & Fraud: Theory and Application book series (AFSGFTA)

Abstract

In recent years, developments in the business world and newly developed standards about human rights, environment, employee, labour, etc., by various international organizations have brought the concept of corporate social responsibility to the fore. The concept of corporate social responsibility means that an organization is accountable to its employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, environment, notably investors and stakeholders, and it takes them into consideration. Besides that, organizational commitment is a subject which is popular among the researchers. Organizational commitment concept reflects the employee’s interest for the success of the organization, loyalty to the organization and belief in the corporate values. Being as determinant of the productivity and representatives of the organization at external environment, employees are one of the most important stakeholders of their organizations. In other respects, most of the positions are filled up by female employees in the business world today. Consequently, corporate social responsibility perceptions of female employees about the activities of the organization where they work and the impact of these perceptions to the organizational commitment of these female employees have become an important research topic. The purpose of this study is assessing the perceptions of the female employees about corporate social responsibility who work at Trakya University as academic or administrative staff and investigating the impact of these perceptions to their organizational commitment. In accordance with this aim, study was carried out by using survey technique and the data obtained from the survey was evaluated by using SPSS package software. At the end of the analysis, it is discovered that there is a positive relation between the perceptions of female employees about corporate social responsibility activities and their affective organizational commitment.

Keywords

Corporate social responsibility Organizational commitment Female employees 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seniz Ozhan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nevin Altug
    • 2
  • Yasemin Koldere Akin
    • 3
  • Duygu Talih Akkaya
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Business Management, Çorlu Vocational SchoolNamik Kemal UniversityTekirdagTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Business Administration, Management and Marketing, Faculty of Economics and Administrative SciencesTrakya UniversityEdirneTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Econometric, Faculty of Economics and Administrative SciencesTrakya UniversityEdirneTurkey
  4. 4.Department of Marketing, Yalova Vocational SchoolYalova UniversityYalovaTurkey

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