Academy of Marketing Studies Journal (Print ISSN: 1095-6298; Online ISSN: 1528-2678)


A Study of Measuring the Moderating Effect of Employee Engagement on Career Development

Author(s): Sweta Singh and Manish Kumar

A number of studies have shown that employees tend not to be fully engaged in their work. Thus, taking a clue from the previous studies the current research work was undertaken linking the employee engagement with career development. The career development program is an integral part of any comprehensive employee development system. The current research work has undertaken Career Development as the dependent variable and Employee Engagement as an independent variable. The research design used for the study is descriptive and quantitative. Data was collected online using Google form from 337 samples having varied work backgrounds and working at different levels of organization using a structured questionnaire with 5-point rating scale. Findings of the current research work suggest that the employee engagement has many positive outcomes for the organization, especially in developing the career of employee. In addition, the current research work indicates that the employee engagement is having predictive validity for future endeavor in career development space for the organization. The analysis of data also demonstrates that the additional personal variable of age, income, qualification, gender and experience has a moderating effect on the predictive capacity of employee engagement constructs.

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