The Effect of Perceived Organizational Support on Employee’s Organizational Commitment and Employee Behavior. The case of a Construction Company in Erbil City, Kurdistan Region
Karwan H. Sherwani

Karwan H. Sherwani, Department of Business and Management, Tishk International University (Formerly known as Ishik University), Erbil, Kurdistan Region-Iraq. 

Manuscript received on 09 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 21 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 August 2019 | PP: 1270-1275 | Volume-8 Issue-9S3 August 2019 | Retrieval Number: I32800789S319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I3280.0789S319

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Abstract: Lately, Perceived Organizational Support, Organizational Commitment and Employee behavior have given much concentration. The aim of this paper is to analyze the effect of Perceived Organizational Support on Organizational Commitment, and Employee Behavior. According to the prior research, there are contradicting findings regarding the relationship and significant effect between the three variables mentioned. The strategy of this research is quantitative by using an online questionnaire consisted of three validated scales. The online questionnaire has been sent to employees’ emails of a constructioncompany in Erbil city. There are 64 properly filled online questionnaires have been received. The author has used Reliability test to determine the Cronbach Alpha of the scales, the Pearson correlations to measure the relationship and Linear Regression analysis to measure the effect of independent variable on the dependent variables. The results indicate that Perceived Organizational Support has a significant effecton Employee Behavior and Organizational Commitment. Moreover, the findings also indicate a strong relationship exists between Perceived Organizational Support and Organizational Commitment.

Keywords: Organizational commitment, Perceived Organizational Support, Employee behavior, Erbil
Scope of the Article: Marketing and Social Sciences