Employee engagement has been a popular topic in human resources management and development for several years now. However, the majority of the information on this construct came from the perspective of other cultures, and scientific research-based literature conducted on the engaging behavior of Filipinos, most notably on the antecedents and consequences, is limited. Thus, this study aimed to examine P–E fit and organizational commitment as an antecedent and the consequence of employee engagement, respectively. Similarly, the mediating function of employee engagement on the association of P–E fit with organizational commitment was explored. A total of 1252 employees from different Filipino-owned companies participated in the study through opportunity sampling. They answered three survey questionnaires that measure P–E fit, engagement, and organizational commitment. Results of the study revealed that P–E fit and organizational commitment are an antecedent and outcome of employee engagement, respectively. Findings further revealed that employee engagement mediates the connection between P–E fit and organizational commitment.

Bahasa Abstract

Keterikatan karyawan telah menjadi topik populer dalam manajemen dan pengembangan sumber daya manusia saat ini. Namun, sebagian besar informasi tentang topik ini berasal dari perspektif budaya lain, dan terbatasnya literatur yang dihasilkan oleh orang Filipina, terutama pada anteseden dan konsekuensi dari keterikatan karyawan tersebut. Dengan demikian, tujuan penelitian ini adalah untuk menguji P-E fit sebagai anteseden dan komitmen organisasi sebagai konsekuensi dari keterikatan karyawan. Demikian pula akan dieksplorasi fungsi mediasi dari keterikatan karyawan pada hubungan antara P-E fit dan komitmen organisasi. Terdapat 1.252 karyawan dari berbagai perusahaan di Filipina yang berpartisipasi dalam penelitian ini melalui opportunity sampling. Mereka menjawab tiga kuesioner survei yang mengukur P-E fit, keterikatan karyawan, dan komitmen organisasi. Hasil penelitian mengungkapkan bahwa P-E fit adalah anteseden dari keterikatan karyawan, dan komitmen organisasi adalah hasil dari keterikatan karyawan. Temuan lebih lanjut mengungkapkan bahwa keterikatan karyawan memediasi hubungan antara P-E fit dan komitmen organisasi.


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