GCBME 2019 Conference

Exploring Antecedents of Employees Turnover Intention in Telecommunication Company: The Role of Transformational Leadership and Work Engagement
Arif Partono Prasetio, Bachruddin Saleh Luturlean, Olvia Fitri Dwi Puspita Sari, Firda Naufal Azizah

Telkom University


The current study examines the relationship between transformational leadership and the employee-s turnover intention and the mediation role of engagement. Leaders who perform transformational style believed to provide great vision, guidance, and build positive relations which can drive their follower to develop higher motivation, commitment and more attached to the organization so they will engage beyond their job description. Employee turnover intention usually affected by an how deep the employee engage in their job and the relation witht their supervisor. An individual who is firmly engaged with the organization will stay longer and demonstrate higher performance. This cross-sectional study using a sample of 150 participants from telecommunication company in Indonesia. SPSS 21 and Macro Process were used for data analysis and result interpretation. Results reveal that there is a significant negative influence of transformational leadership and employee engagement on the employee-s turnover intention. Transformational leadership also found to have positive link with employee engagement. Thus, engagement mediated the linkage between transformational and turnover intention. This empirical study provides thorough explaination regarding the correlation between variables. Future study using wider participants from across Indonesia can be conducted to reflect cultural difference among other provinces

Keywords: Transformational leadership, engagement, turnover intenion.

Topic: Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Human Resources Management

Link: https://ifory.id/abstract-plain/KrP2HWkgYpdQ

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