A Study on the Effect of Convergence Career Management Systems on Job Engagement and Career Commitment

융합경력관리시스템이 직무몰입과 경력몰입에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2015.09.01
  • Accepted : 2015.10.20
  • Published : 2015.10.31


The aim of this study is to show how much career management system of hospital affect the psychological state and career effectiveness for hospital employees. The research was dealing the issues about hospital's career management system which affect organizational engagement. Moreover, these psychological factors have to be analyzed in the relation of career effectiveness. Finally, based on the analyzed results, this study has provide useful information for hospital management to establish efficient and productive human resources-management measures in therms to increase in organizational engagement and career commitment of employees as well. Questionnaires were distributed to employees who are working in hospital located in Seoul city. We found that career management support systems have a significant effect on job engagement. In addition, job engagement influences significantly career commitment. Conclusion and implications are discussed.


Hospital Management;Career Management;Resource Management;Engagement;Commitment


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