Albanian Turnover: Is the Job Embeddedness Construct Predictive in an Albanian Context?
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This paper seeks to expand the knowledge of the influence of job embeddedness using a sample of Albanian employees working in the banking industry. Findings from the Albanian sample differed from previous findings in embeddedness research conducted in the US. The influence that the affective components of turnover, that of commitment and satisfaction, have on intent to leave as well as the highly predictive (in U.S. samples) job embeddedness construct influenced turnover in this sample of Albanian bank employees. Demographic and cultural explanations for these findings suggest that job embeddedness may have differential effects cross-culturally.
Harman, W.S., Blum, M. & Taho, A. (2009). Albanian Turnover: Is the Job Embeddedness Construct Predictive in an Albanian Context? Journal of Behavioral & Applied Management 10(2), 192-205.
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