Sibertin-Blanc, Christophe and Teran Villegas, Oswaldo Ramon (2014) The Efficiency of Organizational Withdrawal vs Commitment. In: Social Simulation Conference (SSC), 1-5/09/2014, Barcelone.

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Actors within an organization usually do not behave as expected at design-time. There are diverse reasons for this, notably the actors' motivation and organizational commitment. In this paper, we explore the efficiency of a concrete public organization in the context of the Latin-American culture, to the light of the organizational commitment of its members. In order to evaluate how much each member of the organization is committed, we associate to each one a parameter that quantifies its commitment and we evaluate by simulation the impact of this parameter on its behavior an the organization performance. With a model of the organization as it was intended to operate at its foundation, we proceed to a number of simulations to find the parameter values that yield the actual observed working of the organization. By the way, we found that withdrawn behaviors have much more impact than committed ones.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Language: English
Date: 2014
Additional Information: Licence Creative Commons : CC-BY-NC-ND. The definitive version is available at :
Uncontrolled Keywords: Organizational commitment - Social simulation - Organizational withdrawal - Actors - Computational social science
Divisions: Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2019 14:20
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2021 15:59
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