Proceedings of the 2022 8th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2022)

Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intention of University Teachers in China’s Pearl River Delta

Authors
Xinqiang Song1, jiajia Ke2, a*
1School of Public Administration, Guangdong University of Finance and Economics, Guangzhou, China.
2School of Humanities and communication, Guangdong University of Finance and Economics, Guangzhou, China
a*Corresponding author: E-mail: sxqsky@gdufe.edu.cn
Corresponding Author
jiajia Ke
Available Online 1 June 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.297How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Job satisfaction; organizational commitment; turnover intention; mediating effect; university teachers in China’s Pearl River Delta
Abstract

Various literature reviews have investigated teachers’ turnover intention in the universities. However, little is known about employee turnover intention within higher education institution in China’s Pearl River Delta. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between job satisfaction, organizational commitment and turnover intention among academic staffs in higher education institution in China’s Pearl River Delta. In this study, job satisfaction acts as independent variables, turnover intention acts as dependent variable. Meanwhile, organizational commitment acts as mediating variable. This study adopts correlational study survey to answer the three research questions developed. The method of data analysis includes descriptive statistics, mediating effect analysis and structural equation modeling (SEM). The results show that there was a positive correlation between job satisfaction and organizational commitment (0.664, P<0.01), a positive predictive effect of job satisfaction on organizational commitment; a negative correlation between job satisfaction and turnover intention (−0.574, P<0.01); a negative predictive effect of job satisfaction on turnover intention; a negative correlation between organizational commitment and turnover intention (−0.656, P<0.01); a negative effect of organizational commitment on turnover intention. Organizational commitment played a part of mediating role in the influence of job satisfaction on turnover intention, and the mediating effect was 0.568. Limitations of the study and recommendations for future research were also presented in this study. This research should serve as a guide to management in higher education institution, especially in China’s Pearl River Delta. Higher education institution should pay attention to human resource construction, improve job satisfaction, enhance employees’ organizational commitment, formulate scientific evaluation and incentive methods, improve decision-making ability and policy-making level, and reduce turnover intention.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2022 8th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2022)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
1 June 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-580-0
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.297How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

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