The relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intention

Ahmad Faisal Mahdi, Mohamad Zaid Mohd Zin, Mohd Roslan Mohd Nor, Ahamad Asmadi Sakat, Abang Sulaiman Abang Naim

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Abstract

Problem statement: The objective of this study were to determine the effect of job satisfaction on turnover intentions among the employees in XYZ Sdn. Bhd, Malaysia. Approach: A total of 32 set of complete questionnaires gathered from executives and non-executives of a local printing company were involved in the study and 32 completed the questionnaires. Using structured questionnaires in a controlled environment, the results manage to extract both intrinsic and extrinsic job satisfaction that influences the turnover intention. Results: The statistical results obtained in this study showed that both forms of job satisfaction (intrinsic and extrinsic satisfaction) have inverse relationship on employees' turnover intentions. Conclusion: Eventhough Instrinsic Job Satisfaction have stronger influence on Turnover Intention. Existence of Extrinstic Job Satisfaction also must be consider in measuring the intention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1518-1526
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume9
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Turnover intention
Job turnover
Job satisfaction
Questionnaire
Intrinsic
Employee turnover
Employees
Malaysia

Keywords

  • Extrinsic
  • Intrinsic
  • Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intention

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  • General

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Mahdi, A. F., Zin, M. Z. M., Nor, M. R. M., Sakat, A. A., & Naim, A. S. A. (2012). The relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intention. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 9(9), 1518-1526.

The relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intention. / Mahdi, Ahmad Faisal; Zin, Mohamad Zaid Mohd; Nor, Mohd Roslan Mohd; Sakat, Ahamad Asmadi; Naim, Abang Sulaiman Abang.

In: American Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 9, 2012, p. 1518-1526.

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Mahdi, AF, Zin, MZM, Nor, MRM, Sakat, AA & Naim, ASA 2012, 'The relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intention', American Journal of Applied Sciences, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 1518-1526.
Mahdi, Ahmad Faisal ; Zin, Mohamad Zaid Mohd ; Nor, Mohd Roslan Mohd ; Sakat, Ahamad Asmadi ; Naim, Abang Sulaiman Abang. / The relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intention. In: American Journal of Applied Sciences. 2012 ; Vol. 9, No. 9. pp. 1518-1526.
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