Work Motivation of Teachers: Relationship with Organizational Commitment

Louis George, Thara Sabapathy


Abstract: In the modern world of competitive higher education the role of motivated teachers is undeniable. This study aims to find the importance of organizational commitment in motivating the teachers. Data was collected from 450 degree college teachers of Bangalore city. Analysis of data and the discussion is included. The results showed a positive relationship between work motivation and organizational commitment of degree college teachers. More committed teachers were found to be more motivated. Implications of the findings and limitations of the study are given. Key words: Work motivation; Organizational commitmentRésumé: Dans le monde moderne de l'enseignement supérieur compétitif le rôle des enseignants motivés est indéniable. Cette étude vise à trouver l'importance de l'engagement organisationnel dans la motivation des enseignants. Les données ont été recueillies à partir de 450 enseignants universitaires de la ville de Bangalore. L'analyse des données et la discussion sont inclus. Les résultats ont montré une relation positive entre la motivation au travail et l'engagement organisationnel des enseignants universitaires. Les enseignants qui engagent le plus ont été trouvés à être plus motivés. Implications des conclusions et des limites de l'étude sont donnés. Mots clés: Motivation au travail; Engagement organisationnel

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