• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2017, Volume: 10, Issue: 15, Pages: 1-11

Original Article

A Study on Impact of HRM Practices and Policies on Employee's Organisational Commitment in Textile Spinning Mills in Tamil Nadu, India


The Indian textile sector plays key role through its support to industrial output and export earnings to the country. The main objective of this paper is to determine an impact of Human Resource Management (HRM) practices and policies on employee’s organizational commitment in textile spinning mills in Tamil Nadu, India. The present study uses descriptive and explanatory approach, the data collected through distribution of close-ended questionnaire among 100 employees working in five prominent textile spinning mills in Tamil Nadu, India. The data also collected from secondary sources like journals, newspaper, working papers, thesis, etc. The data collected was tested the frequency (descriptive analysis) and correlation and ‘t’ test, to establish the causality between HRM practices and organizational commitment. As per the finding, out of five HRM practices, training and development, welfare activities and compensation & benefits have emerged as the best practices in impacting organizational commitment. Findings from the study recommend that in order to improve the organizational commitment, the compensation should be improved, promotions should be introduced, and the supervisors should encourage the participation of employee training programs. 

Keywords: HRM Practices, Indian Textile Industry, Organizational Commitment


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