Commitment with or without a stick of paid work : Comparison of paid and unpaid workers in a nonprofit organization

@inproceedings{Vuuren2009CommitmentWO,
  title={Commitment with or without a stick of paid work : Comparison of paid and unpaid workers in a nonprofit organization},
  author={Mark van Vuuren and Menno D. T. de Jong and E. R. Seydel},
  year={2009}
}
The aim of this study is to investigate whether nonpaid volunteers have other reasons to be a member of an organization than paid workers. Volunteers are assumed to be hard to manage, because there is no ‘‘stick of a paid contract’’ to keep them in line. Therefore, we studied different dimensions (i.e., affective, normative, and continuance) of organizational commitment of volunteers and paid workers in a nonprofit organization. Further, we assessed whether the predictive power of the… CONTINUE READING

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