A Study on Career Plateauing, Organizational Commitment and Organizational Citizenship Behavior of Taiwan-Based Expatriates: A Holistic Approach to International Mobility

Kemo Badiane


The purpose of this research was to examine relationships among Career Plateauing, Organizational Commitment and Organization Citizenship Behavior. Two dimensions of career plateauing were measured subjectively from Milliman. Organizational commitment was measured using measures from Meyer and Allen. Organizational citizenship behavior was measured using the tools developed by Organ. Online and pen-and-paper based surveys were used to collect data. Mean, Standard Deviation, t-Test, Analysis of Variance, and Pearson's Correlation were used to analyze data; a total of 102 questionnaires were collected. The findings summarized as follows:


  1. Career plateauing and job content plateauing were significantly and negatively correlated with affective commitment, but not continuous commitment. The strength of the correlation is medium.


  1. Career plateauing was not significantly correlated with Organizational Citizenship.


  1. Significant and negative correlation was found between Sportsmanship and Continuous Commitment. Significant and positive correlation found between Courtesy and Affective Commitment. The strength of the correlations was low.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijhrs.v6i2.9254

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