Vol. 10 No. 3 (2022): Business & Management Studies: An International Journal
Articles

The mediating role of work stress in the relationship between work engagement and turnover intention

Murat BAŞ
Assist Prof. Dr., Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University, Erzincan, Turkiye

Published 2022-09-25

Keywords

  • Work Stress, Work Engagement, Turnover Intention, Healthcare Employees
  • İş Stresi, İşe Adanmışlık, İşten Ayrılma Niyeti, Sağlık Çalışanları

How to Cite

BAŞ, M. (2022). The mediating role of work stress in the relationship between work engagement and turnover intention. Business &Amp; Management Studies: An International Journal, 10(3), 1161–1171. https://doi.org/10.15295/bmij.v10i3.2097

Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between work engagement and turnover intention in the context of health sector employees and the mediating role of work stress in the relationship between these two variables. A questionnaire was applied to 350 healthcare workers in Erzincan, Turkey, to obtain the data. Analysis of Moment Structures (AMOS) and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) package applications was used to analyse the data obtained in the research. The study concluded that work engagement was significantly and negatively related to work stress and turnover intention, and work stress was significantly and positively related to turnover intention. Furthermore, the study determined that work stress has a mediating role in the relationship between work engagement and turnover intention.

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