Job stress, Job satisfaction and Turnover intentions among Employees of Makerere University
Asimasia Doh, Caroline
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between job stress, job satisfaction and turnover intentions. The study was intending to achieve objectives: To examine the relationship between job stress and job satisfaction, to ascertain the relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intentions and to determine the relationship between job stress and turnover intentions. The study was using a sample of 60 respondents who were adopted using sampling technique data was collected using self-administered questionnaires and later analyzed using SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Scientists) version 20.0. The findings show that job stress and job satisfaction is negatively and significantly related (p=.000at r=.-669) furthermore the findings show that job satisfaction and turnover intentions are negatively and significantly related (P=.000, r=.-578). However, findings show that job stress and turnover intentions are positively and significantly related (P=.000, r=.565). But it was recommended that organizational policies, practices and procedures that are aimed at reducing workplace stress such stress management techniques, employee assistance programs should be encouraged and strengthened at the workplace because they improve on the levels of satisfaction of employees at the workplace thereby minimizing the rates of turnover intentions.