The Moderation Effects of Perceptions of Organizational Politics on the Relationship between Work Stress and Turnover Intention: An Empirical Study about Civilian in Skeleton Government of China
Guangjin Zhang, Gabriel Lee
DOI: 10.4236/ib.2010.23034   PDF    HTML     9,825 Downloads   16,506 Views   Citations


It is disastrous for organization that valued employee leave their jobs. Many researches have found that work stress is consistently and strongly related to intentions to turnover. Therefore, studying buffers of the stress-turnover intention relationship is important. This paper examines the situational variables such as perceptions of organizational politics, as moderators of the stress-turnover relationship. An investigation from 304 employees in Chinese skeleton government found that: lower levels of perceived politics will minimize turnover intentions resulted from work stress. These findings are helpful to understand the unique relationships between these variables and provide specific information for managers to retain valued employees.

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G. Zhang and G. Lee, "The Moderation Effects of Perceptions of Organizational Politics on the Relationship between Work Stress and Turnover Intention: An Empirical Study about Civilian in Skeleton Government of China," iBusiness, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2010, pp. 268-273. doi: 10.4236/ib.2010.23034.

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