A SURVEY OF JOB SATISFACTION, JOB STRESS, AND INTENTION TO LEAVE DURING COVID 19: CASE OF TÜRKİYE


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KESER A., YILDIZ BAĞDOĞAN S., TÜFEKÇİ YAMAN Ü.

International Conference on Empirical Economics and Social Sciences, 29 July 2022

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate how the job stress, job satisfaction, and intention to leave employees to change in remote and home working conditions during the COVID 19 pandemic period. The participants were asked their opinions through a questionnaire. Methods: The research was conducted on 415 participants. Three scales used to measure the participants’ job satisfaction, job stress, and intention to leave. Data were analyzed with the SPSS. In the data analysis, T-test, ANOVA, and correlation analysis were applied. Job Stress Scale (House and Rizzo, 1972), Job Satisfaction Scale (Brayfield and Rothe, 1951), and Intention to Leave Scale (Grandey, 1999) were used in the study. Results: A significant negative correlation were found between variables of job stress and job satisfaction (r= -,348**, p<0.01), and between variables of job satisfaction and intention to leave (r= - ,535**, p<0.01); a significant positive correlation were found between variables of job stress and intention to leave (r=,335**, p<0.01). Conclusion: There is a significant positive correlation exist between job stress and job satisfaction, job satisfaction, and intention to leave; negative correlations exist between job satisfaction and intention to leave.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Job Stress, Intention to Leave, COVID 19 Pandemic, Türkiye.

JEL Classifications: D23, M10.