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Zhenyu Chen


The purpose of this research was to explore the structure of staff’s organizational commitment
in the context of Chinese culture and to revise Chinese Organizational Commitment Questionnaire
(COCQ). Based on the Chinese staff organizational commitment structure theory of Ling Wenquan and
analysis of 25 employee interviews by sandplay we designed the draft of COCQ which is consisted of
58 items on the 10-factor structure of Chinese staff organization commitment. We used exploratory
factor analysis (482 participants) to change the COCQ (58 items) and confirmatory factor analysis
(367 participants) to verify the COCQ (34 items) Exploratory factor analysis revealed and confirmed the
10 factor structure of organizational commitment in the context of Chinese culture. Confirmatory factor
analysis supported a 34-item, 10-factor structure of the COCQ. In addition, the COCQ were internally
consistent. The fitting degree of the COCQ is at an acceptable level, the questionnaire has a good
discriminant validity, and the aggregate validity of the dimensions of the questionnaire is relatively high.
The COCQ updated the sources and types of commitments in the Chinese staff organizational commitment
structure theory of Ling Wenquan to develop a 10-dimensional scale; the COCQ was a measurement tool
with good reliability and validity

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Chen, Z. (2018). REVISION OF CHINESE STAFF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT QUESTIONNAIRE. Chinese Journal of Social Science and Management, 2(2), 55–68. Retrieved from
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