Investigating the Effectiveness of the Sources of Recruitment on Job Performance and Employee Attitude in India
Barma Dibesh Deb1,*, Prof. Gupta Meenakshi2
1Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076
2Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076
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Online published on 25 May, 2015.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of the sources of recruitment that a company uses to hire its candidates on job performance and employee attitude measured by job satisfaction, job involvement and organizational commitment. 102 employees from 56 IT industries across India were selected for this study. They were recruited by their organizations either through campus recruitment, consultancies, employee referrals, job portals and walk in. Results showed that there was significant difference in the means between campus recruitment and consultancy and campus recruitment and walk in, on continuance commitment. There's significant difference in the means between job portals and walk-in on job performance scale and significant difference in the means between consultancies and walk in, on job satisfaction. Findings have been discussed in light of existing literature.
Recruitment, personnel selection, channels/sources of recruitment, organizational commitment, job performance, job involvement, job satisfaction.