Conference Paper

Analyzing Job Performance Structural Model Using Decision Making Trail and Evaluation Laboratory Technique

Dept. of Ind. Technol. Educ., Nat. Taiwan Normal Univ., Taipei
DOI: 10.1109/ICMIT.2008.4654372 Conference: Management of Innovation and Technology, 2008. ICMIT 2008. 4th IEEE International Conference on
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This study was designed to understand which factors influence job performance. In the first stage, theory structure of Mowday et al. and Mathieu & Zajac serves as the foundation of this research to submit awareness of employees of organization climate, job characteristics and role pressure as independent variables, and with organization commitment, job satisfaction, and involvement as mediate variables and job performance improvement model as dependent variables. This part would construct from structural equation model and verified the fitness of the model. In the second stage, the researcher aims at understanding what the key factors affecting job performance are under the overall structural model. We found that organizational climate is the most important influential role of job performance structural model. The study concludes with suggestion for key factors to give important ensuing research directions and suggestions to the academic and practice fields with the research results.

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