Associations between Employee Personality and Their Intent to Leave Among Higher Education Teaching Staff in Gwalior
9 Pages Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Date Written: January 6, 2019
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
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