The Impact of Perceptions of Training on Employee Commitment and Turnover Intention: Evidence from Pakistan

Muhammad Ashar, Mudasar Ghafoor, Easha Munir, Sadia Hafeez


To survive in highly competitive business environment organizations are focusing on capitalizing its human recourses. These resources are very difficult to imitate and combination with other resources also help to gain edge over competitors. The objective of our study is to investigate relationship of two most important perceptions of training with affective commitment. These perceptions of training include perceived availability of training and perceived supervisor support for training. Later on we investigate relationship of affective commitment with employee turnover intentions. For this purpose questionnaire were considered as a tool to get responses from telecom and banking sector of Pakistan. Total 150 questionnaires were distributed and 123 useful questionnaires were received at a response rate of 82%. Statistical tools that used to analyze the relationships were Pearson moment quotient and linear regression. The result shows significant positive association of both training perceptions with affective commitment. The finding also shows significant negative association of affective commitment with employee turnover intention. This study helps managers to understand training-attitude-organizational performance relationship.

Key Words: Training Perceptions, Affective Commitment, Turnover Intention, HR Practices


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International Journal of Human Resource Studies  ISSN 2162-3058


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