RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INVOLVEMENT, COMM?TMENT, JOB SATISFACTION AND THINKING ABOUT TURNOVER
 
Bilgic, R., Middle East Technical University, Turkey
 
This study examined the relationship between work and job involvement, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment with thinking about turnover. A 182 working people in different organizations and sectors involved in this study. Of those 60.5% were male whereas 59.5 % female. The age ranged between 18-55. The scales used were Kanungo's work-job involvement scale, Smith, Allen, and Mayer's Commitment scale, and Minnesota Job Satisfaction scale, short-form. Thinking about turnover was asked with 6 questions. The analyses showed that the factorial structure of the scales used were valid for the Turkish sample. Also the reliability of the subscales were above .80. The turnover questions were all loaded on one factor; thus indicating a unified measure of thinking about turnover. It was found that there was direct relationship between thinking about turnover and organizational attitudes.