• ISSN: 2010-3646 (Online)
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Home> Archive> 2020> Volume 10 Number 2 ( May. 2020)
IJSSH 2020 Vol.10(2): 68-72 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2020.V10.1016

Factors Affecting the Affective Organizational Commitment, Job Satisfaction and Job Acceptance Intention of Interns: A Conceptual Framework

Soon-Meng Chong and Khashayar Yazdani
Abstract—Attracting and retaining potential talents is crucial for ensuring the success of an organization and internship is one of the common methods used for recruiting fresh graduates. The Millennials, who is the latest cohort of workforce, have high expectation on their future career and it is crucial organizations to understand the factors that are valued by the students. It is therefore essential to understand these expectations and explore and analyse the ways on how organizations could address this challenges. The purpose of this paper is to propose a conceptual framework to investigate interns’ expectations, job characteristics, organizational attributes and supervisor support and to develop a better understanding on how these variables influence affective organizational commitment. This study would also investigate interrelationship between affective organizational commitment and interns job satisfaction, and how job satisfaction influence the interns job acceptance intention.

Index Terms—Internships, job characteristics, affective organizational commitment, organizational attributes, supervisory support, job satisfaction and job acceptance intention.

Soon-Meng Chong is with Sunway University Business School, Sunway University, Malaysia (e-mail: smchong@sunway.edu.my).
Khashayar Yazdani is with Malaysia University of Science and Technology, Malaysia (e-mail: khashayar@must.edu.my).


Cite: Soon-Meng Chong and Khashayar Yazdani, "Factors Affecting the Affective Organizational Commitment, Job Satisfaction and Job Acceptance Intention of Interns: A Conceptual Framework," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 68-72, 2020.

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