Title

Commitment

RIS ID

86110

Publication Details

Balakrishnan, M. S. 2014, 'Commitment', Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, 3 edn, Wiley-Blackwell, United Kingdom. pp. 1-3.

Abstract

[extract] The origins of the word commitment are• derived from• the Latin word ''committere,'' which means to• ''put together or to join.'' Over time, the word has evolved to encompass several meanings such as ''entrust, pledge, or promise; dedication to a long-term course of action; engagement; involvement; financial liability undertaken.''

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118785317.weom090044