The measure reflects the view of commitment as being an attitude about a goal (i.e. cognitive, affective, and behavioral) and the maintenance of that determination (Wright et al. (1994). This measure derives commitment levels by asking directly about the goal.


Structural Equation Modeling Confirmatory Factor Analysis Exploratory Factor Analysis Apply Psychology Individual Indicator 
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