A study on quality of work life and turnover intention among academicians
- Engineering College, Job Satisfaction, Organization, Organizational Commitments, Quality of Work Life and Turnover Intention.
Background: This study was aimed to investigate the various dimensions of quality of work life of higher educational teachers working in engineering colleges affiliated to JNTUA, Anantapur. And the relationship among six-dimensional Quality of work life with job satisfaction, organizational commitments and turnover intention.
Methods: A cross-sectional survey was used in this study. Data were collected using Brooks’ Quality of Work Life, the Anticipated Turnover Scale and demographic data questions. A total of 500 faculty working in private engineering colleges affiliated to JNTUA Anantapur in Rayalaseema region and Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh is selected base on stratified random sampling method is adopted. Descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, correlation and multiple regression were applied for analysis using SPSS v 21 for Windows.
Results: The findings suggest the importance of overall Quality of work life of engineering teachers in enhancing their commitment and retention. The present study concludes that employees’ perceptions on the relationship among Quality of work life, organizational commitment and turnover intention will improve, if organization approaches its employees’ management activities from the perspective of cultivating Quality of work life that should be reflected in the formal organizational policy and procedures.