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A Mediating Role of Relational Psychological Contract on the Relationship Between Work Place Spirituality and Employee Turnover Intention in Nigeria Banks
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages: 75-82
Received: Jun. 3, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 28, 2017; Published: Oct. 18, 2017
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Oyekunle Oyelakin, Department of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
Agu Godswill Agu, Department of Marketing, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria
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The study examined the effect of workplace spirituality (meaningful work, inner life and community) on employee turnover intention in Nigeria banks mediated by relational psychological contract. Data were collected from a sample of 357 employees in 21 Deposit Money Banks located in Kaduna State. Structural Equation Model was used to explore the effect. Findings revealed that meaningful work has positive, significant effect on employee turnover intention while inner life and community were found to have insignificant effect on employee turnover intention. Relational psychological contract was found to have fully mediating effect between workplace spirituality (inner life, meaningful work and community) and employee turnover intention. The most explanatory variable of the study is the relationship that exists between meaningful work and relational psychological contract. The study recommends that management of Banks should attach more importance to meaningful work and relational psychological contract of employees to reduce employee turnover intention.
Workplace Spirituality, Relational Psychological Contract, Employee Turnover Intention
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Oyekunle Oyelakin, Agu Godswill Agu, A Mediating Role of Relational Psychological Contract on the Relationship Between Work Place Spirituality and Employee Turnover Intention in Nigeria Banks, American Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2017, pp. 75-82. doi: 10.11648/j.ajap.20170604.15
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