International Journal of Commerce and Management Research

International Journal of Commerce and Management Research


International Journal of Commerce and Management Research
International Journal of Commerce and Management Research
Vol. 2, Issue 11 (2016)

A study on the impact of training on employee commitment in the private insurance sector in Coimbatore district


R Anitha, M Ashok Kumar

Employee training is the mandatory requirement for an organisation to be successful and reach its goals. Training facilitates the organizations in building a more committed and productive workforce. By providing opportunities for the individual employee and career growth, an effective training program could bring greater commitment and less employee turnover. Employee commitment refers to the responsibilities of an employee that he/she holds to fulfill in an organisation. Employee commitment indirectly relates to the knowledge and confidence of a person. When an employee has an adequate knowledge of his job related things, he becomes more confidence on his productivity which keeps him committed also. This knowledge and confidence can be provided through the employee training. The committed employees can bring the organization’s success.

The main objectives of this study are; 1) To study the impact of the training on the employee commitment. 2) To study the determinants of the employee commitment.

This study was conducted in the Private Insurance sector in Coimbatore consisting of Life and Non-Life Insurance companies because insurance is the industry that depends mostly on the training given for the employees’ performance and commitment. Sample size of the study was 100 and the data were collected through the questionnaires. The sampling method was Random Sampling Method. The statistical tools applied were t-test, ANOVA, Chi Square and Regression Analysis.

Results obtained reveal that the training given to the employees in the Private Insurance Sector, at the Coimbatore District improves the commitment of the employees in the organisation, which in turn improves their performance. There is an increase in the employee productivity after the training. The education level, staff category and the work experiences of the employees are the factors determining the growth of the employee’s performance in organisation after the training.
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