Relationships between Organizational Commitment and Different types of Organizational Behaviors

Study Title: Relationships between organizational commitment, interpersonal misbehavior, and organizational misbehavior.
Researcher: Pauline Hooten
Email Address and Telephone Number: (518) 271-2481
Research Supervisor: Dr. Dana Shelton
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You are invited to be part of a research study. The researcher is a doctoral learner at Capella University in the School of Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences: Psychology. You are invited to be in the study because you are:

•Employed full time (or work at least 37.5 hours per week)
•Have membership with the Society of Industrial Psychology or the LinkedIn Professional websites
•Are at least 21 years of age and hold a Bachelors Degree

Your participation will last about 15 - 30 minutes.

If you decide to be in this study, you will complete an online 3 section survey about organizational commitment, different types of employee behavior and some demographic information.

Benefits: Being in this study will not present significant risks or benefits, other than possible benefits from increased awareness of business-related issues.

Risks: This study is completely risk-free. We don’t anticipate any harm or distress during this study. You may stop being in the study at any time if you become uncomfortable. You can decide not to be in the study and you can change your mind about being in the study at any time. If you want to stop being in the study, feel free to withdraw at any time.

If a participant withdraws from the study without completing the study in its entirety, his/her date will be discarded.

The researcher can assure you that she/he will keep everything you tell him/her or do for the study private. Please ask any questions you may have about this issue before agreeing to be in the study.

You can call the researcher at any time if you have any concerns or complaints. You should call the researcher at the phone number listed on page 1 of this form if you have questions about the study procedures, study costs (if any), study payment (if any), or if you get hurt or sick during the study.

The Capella Research Integrity Office (RIO) has been established to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants. Please contact us at 1-888-227-3552, extension 4716, for any of the following reasons:

•You have questions about your rights as a research participant.
•You wish to discuss problems or concerns.
•You have suggestions to improve the participant experience.
•You do not feel comfortable talking with the researcher.

You may contact the RIO without giving your name. They may need to reveal information you provide in order to follow up if you report a problem or concern.

* 1. By clicking on the “Agree” button, I attest that I am at least 21 years old, have a Bachelors degree and consent to participate in this study until I decide otherwise. I also acknowledge having read through this agreement. By clicking on the “Agree” button I am not giving up any of my legal rights.