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The influence of perceived organizational support, human resource practices and leadership styles on turnover intention among generation - Y employees in Selangor manufacturing companies

Mohd Zaid, Mohd Idrus (2017) The influence of perceived organizational support, human resource practices and leadership styles on turnover intention among generation - Y employees in Selangor manufacturing companies. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Employee turnover is an unavoidable scenario faced by many organizations regardless of it economic sectors. Uncontrollable turnover is very costly for the employer because it encompasses of efforts, times and costs of rehiring, training, and low productivity effects. Turnover intention is found as the strongest predictor for actual turnover in previous studies. Due to high turnover ratio among manufacturing workers in Malaysia, it demands great concern and some understandings on turnover intention subject. This research investigated the causes that triggering workers’ intention to leave towards their current company. In this regard, this study tries to determine the significance relationships of perceived organizational support, human resource practices and leadership styles on turnover intention among generation Y employees in Selangor manufacturing companies. Data were gathered using questionnaires collected from 200 local employees in various manufacturing companies in Selangor. Hypothesis for direct effect were tested using correlation and regression analyses. Results showed that only leadership styles which are transformational leadership style, transactional leadership style (management by exception passive) and laissez-faire leadership style were significantly associated with employee’s turnover intention. Implications of the findings, potential limitations, and directions for future research are discussed.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Employees Turnover Intention, Perceived Organizational Support, Human Resource Practices, Leadership Styles, Generation Y Employees
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 08 May 2019 00:35
Last Modified: 08 May 2019 00:35
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/7137

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