Employee engagement is a concept that is being adopted globally by many organizations
because it renders competitive advantage through human capital. This study was mainly focused
on employee engagement as a predictor of organizational commitment amongst Cottco
employees, Head Office, Harare. The chief aim of this study was to assess the degree to which
employee engagement can impact upon the three components of organizational commitment, that
is, affective commitment, continuance commitment, normative commitment and organizational
commit as a whole. This study adopted the quantitative research approach particularly the
correlational design. This prompted the use of questionnaires; in this case, standardized
instruments were used. The Gallup Worker Audit by Gallup was used to gauge employee
engagement. The Organizational Commitment Questionnaire by Allen and Meyer was used to
measure organizational commitment. Fifty five employees, managerial and non managerial staff,
participated in the study. The outcomes of the research revealed the levels of engagement within
Cottco at critical lows, because only 36.4% represents employees with high levels of engagement
while the remaining 63.6 % have low levels of engagement. The findings also indicated that
employee engagement can indeed act as a predictor of organizational commitment r =0.799; p<
0.01 which is a positive, significant relationship. Employee engagement also had significant
positive relationships with normative, continuance and affective commitment where r= 0.812,
p<0.01; r= 0.399, p< 0.03; r= 0.799, p<0.01 respectively. The lows levels at Cottco need to be
addressed in order to retain its employees and achieve organizational success.
SSA, R (2021). Employee Engagement As A Predictor Of Organizational Commitment Amongst Cottco Employees, Head Office, Harare. Afribary.com: Retrieved May 10, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/employee-engagement-as-a-predictor-of-organizational-commitment-amongst-cottco-employees-head-office-harare
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Research, SSA. "Employee Engagement As A Predictor Of Organizational Commitment Amongst Cottco Employees, Head Office, Harare" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed May 10, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/employee-engagement-as-a-predictor-of-organizational-commitment-amongst-cottco-employees-head-office-harare