Enabling the Participation in Public Organization Cost Reduction Policy Implementation through Civil Servants’ Affective Commitment

Mohamad Hisyam Selamat, Rafeah Mat Saad, Rusdi @ Indra Zuhdi Murat, Foo Kok Soon


The present study is designed to propose values for developing civil servants’ affective commitment to support public organization cost reduction policy implementation. The proposed values are faith, sincerity, trusting belief, trusting intention and emotional trust. The researchers have applied cross-sectional survey research to validate the framework. It is found that faith, sincerity and emotional trust influenced the development of civil servants’ affective commitment to support the implementation of public organization cost reduction policy significantly. The practical implications are the discovery of theoretical, personal, and workplace practical best practices for the establishment of strategies to reduce operational costs in the public organizations.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jpmr.v4i1.9683


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Journal of Public Management Research   ISSN 2377-3294

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