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Determinants of Union Participation of Public Sector Organizations in Sri Lanka

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Prasadini G Gamage ,

Senior Lecturer, University of Kelaniya, LK
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Gayani V Hewagama

Senior Lecturer, University of Kelaniya, LK
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Abstract

This study explores the relationship between various predictors of union participation namely; union loyalty, union instrumentality, them and us attitude and workplace collectivism on employees’ willingness to participate in union activities of public sector organizations in Sri Lanka. A structured questionnaire was distributed among randomly selected sample of 254 unionized employees in seven large scale highly unionized public sector organizations. The statistical results of the study revealed that member attitudes namely; union loyalty and union instrumentality were positively associated with union participation. However, union loyalty was the significant and most powerful predictor of union participation.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljhrm.v3i1.5095

Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management Vol.3(1) 2012 pp.19-31

How to Cite: Gamage, P.G. & Hewagama, G.V., (2013). Determinants of Union Participation of Public Sector Organizations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management. 3(1), pp.19–31. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljhrm.v3i1.5095
Published on 04 Jan 2013.
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