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The Effect of Perceived Organizational Support and Safety Climate on Voluntary Turnover in the Transportation Industry
J. Kirk Ring
Pages - 156 - 168     |    Revised - 31-01-2011     |    Published - 08-02-2011
Volume - 1   Issue - 3    |    Publication Date - January / February  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Perceived Organizational Support, Turnover, Safety Climate, Empirical
ABSTRACT
A model investigating the relationship between safety climate, perceived organizational support, and voluntary turnover is developed and tested with data collected from the trucking industry. Perceived organizational support is shown to mediate the relationship between safety climate and voluntary turnover, but this effect occurs only with tenured employees who are not at the beginning or end of their careers. This implicates a curvilinear relationship of the variables and offers statistical support for a temporal nature of perceived organizational support which has not been found in previous studies.
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Dr. J. Kirk Ring
Wichita State University - United States of America
kirk.ring@wichita.edu