Vol. 7 No. 2 (2019): Business & Management Studies: An International Journal


Süreyya ECE
Assist. Prof. Dr., Şırnak University

Published 2019-06-26


  • Servant leadership, attitude towards work, intention to leave
  • Hizmetkâr liderlik, işe yönelik tutum, işten ayrılma niyeti

How to Cite

ECE, S. (2019). THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SERVANT LEADERSHIP, ATTITUDE TOWARD WORK AND INTENTION TO LEAVE: ŞIRNAK EXAMPLE. Business & Management Studies: An International Journal, 7(2), 795–813. https://doi.org/10.15295/bmij.v7i2.1105


Employees are the key to the success of businesses. The more positive the attitudes of employees towards their jobs, the more they do not want to leave. In that case they can focus more on their work and contribute more to the objectives of the firm. It is thought that a management that provides services, not only support to employees, will affect the employees' attitudes towards work. In this study, the concept of servant leadership, which provides concrete support for the employees to do their job better, is discussed. The effect of employees' servant leadership perceptions on their attitudes towards work is examined. The study also investigates how the attitudes of employees towards work affect the intention to quit. The questionnaire prepared within this scope was applied to private sector employees in Şırnak province. According to the results, there was a positive relationship between servant leadership and the attitude towards the work itself, working conditions and attitudes towards colleagues. A negative relationship was also found between the attitude towards work and intention to quit.


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