The Employee Outcomes of Workplace Favoritism in Turkish Public Sector

Abstract

This paper investigates the effect of workplace favoritism on job satisfaction and intent to quit, and mediating the role of job frustration in these relationships. Data was collected from a sample of 267 public hospital employees in Turkey. Structural equation modeling analyses indicated that workplace favoritism was directly and indirectly effect on intent to quit and this relation was partially mediated through job frustration. Surprisingly, authors didn’t not find support for hypothesis that the direct relationship between workplace favoritism and job satisfaction, but we found that workplace favoritism indirectly affect job satisfaction and job frustration fully mediate this relationship.



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Mehmet Ferhat Özbek, Gumushane University, Turkey
Sara J. Roberts, University of Nebraska, USA

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Conference: ACP2015
Stream: Industrial Organization and Organization Theory

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