Employee's turnover intentions and job destination choices

Alan Kirschenbaum, Jacob Weisberg

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Employee's job destination choices, as part of the turnover process, reflect options for internal organizational or external labor market moves. A sample of 477 employees in 15 firms was used to decipher how bio-demographic, job, plant, and labor market characteristics are related to five alternative job destinations. Multivariate logistic regression and odds-ratio analyses compared the five models confirming that different sets of variables influence each of the destination choices. Coworkers' intentions have a major significant impact on all destination options. The findings have implications for present turnover models, career paths, and promotion progression in the firm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-125
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Organizational Behavior
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2003


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