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Relationship between hygiene factor dimensions and intention to leave among prison personnel: A study in northern region of Malaysia

By Fais Ahmad, Amer Darus and Shazwani Mohd Saleh


The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between dimensions of hygiene factors and intention to leave among prison personnel, as well as to identify any dominant dimension of hygiene factor that has higher effect than other dimensions related to intention to leave. This is done by mean of survey, where questionnaires were distributed to 310 randomly selected respondents. The statistical method involved reliability test, Pearson correlations and multiple regression.The data was analyzed by using SPSS version 16.0.The findings indicate that there is significant negative relationship between three dimensions of hygiene factor and intention to leave, however only one dimension was found to be not significant. Coworker is the dominant dimension that has the highest influence on intention to leave.These findings show that the related factors should be given attention to retain\ud employees in the organization.Some suggestions have been made to the organization concerned and\ud for the new direction of future research

Topics: HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Year: 2013
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