Flexible Working Arrangement toward Organizational Commitment and Work-Family Conflict

Jasmine Lee Mee Choo, Nasina Mat Desa, Muhammad Hasmi Abu Hassan Asaari

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The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between flexible working arrangements and organizationalcommitment and work-family conflict. A total of 130 questionnaires were distributed to the finance executives andthe returned yielding a response rate of 87%. The results revealed that a flexible working arrangement wassignificantly and positively related to organizational commitment. It also revealed that a flexible workingarrangement was significantly and positively related to work-family conflict. Theoretically, this paper hascontributed to the literature on the flexible working arrangement and organizational commitment. Practically, thepractitioners of manufacturing companies should consider implementing flexible working policies to cater to theneeds of their employees by providing flexi-time, remote working or different working hours. In conclusion, thispaper has revealed the importance of flexible working arrangement policies in affecting organizational commitmentand work-family conflict.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/sass.v3n1p21

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