Human Resource Systems and Organizational Commitment: The Local Government Unit Perspective


  • Analyn V. Inarda, DPA


rewards and recognition, performance management, learning and development, recruitment, selection and placement, organizational commitment.


There is limited literature on matters of human resources in the context of the public organization; thus past studies relative to this are associated with private companies. This study explored the human resource systems implemented by one first-class municipalities in the Province of Rizal in terms of recruitment, selection and placement, learning and development, performance management and reward and recognition and how it relates to organization commitment. Specifically, it employed mixed methods with quantitative research utilizing descriptive correlational and qualitative through Focus Group Discussion. The human resource systems have been realized on different extents. The respondents portray a profound level of commitment being pleased to be part of the organization and comfortable to be with it, however, thought that it is not the best place to work with. Human resource systems implementation has found to have an association with employees’ commitment. Furthermore, numerous problems on its delivery have been described; consequently, solutions have been recommended relative to the concerns recorded.