Associations between Employee Personality and Their Intent to Leave Among Higher Education Teaching Staff in Gwalior

9 Pages Posted: 28 Jan 2019

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Abhijeet Chauhan

Jiwaji University

Gita Suri

Jiwaji University

Vandana Shukla

Jiwaji University

Niki Jain

Jiwaji University

Date Written: January 6, 2019

Abstract

The current research is an attempt to measure the associations between big five personality traits and turnover intention. The study was conducted on 200 faculty members from higher education institutes of Gwalior city. For the data collection process standardized scales for big 5 personality traits and turnover intentions were utilized and correlation analysis was applied as a tool for data analysis as well to test the hypothesis. Results of the analysis showed positive associations between 4 personality dimensions (Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Openness to experience, extroversion) and turnover intentions as showed a negative association between emotional stability and turnover intention. The present study provides various suggestions and implications to the higher education institutes to reduce the frequency of turnover intention among faculty members.

Keywords: Big 5 personality traits, Employee turnover intention, Higher education institutes

Suggested Citation

Chauhan, Abhijeet and Suri, Gita and Shukla, Vandana and Jain, Niki, Associations between Employee Personality and Their Intent to Leave Among Higher Education Teaching Staff in Gwalior (January 6, 2019). Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Digital Strategies for Organizational Success. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3323460 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3323460

Abhijeet Chauhan (Contact Author)

Jiwaji University ( email )

Gwalior
India

Gita Suri

Jiwaji University ( email )

Gwalior
India

Vandana Shukla

Jiwaji University ( email )

Gwalior
India

Niki Jain

Jiwaji University ( email )

Gwalior
India

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