ORGANIZATIONAL CYNICISM AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAREER GROWTH AS PREDICTORS OF TURNOVER INTENTION AMONG EMPLOYEES IN ENUGU STATE
Keywords:Organizational Cynicism, Organizational Career Growth, Turnover Intention
The study investigated organizational cynicism and organizational career growth as predictors of turnover intention among employees in Enugu state. Six hundred and twenty two participants comprising 354 males and 268 females between the ages of 18-60 years (M=33.75, SD =9.30) were drawn through multi-stage (cluster and purposive) sampling technique from the four vegetable oil producing (crushing and refining) companies in Enugu state (Wilson oil ltd, Aniuzo oil ltd, Aqua oil ltd and Transtill oil ltd). The study was cross-sectional in which Deans, Brandes and Dharwadkar (1998) organizational cynicism scale, Weng (2010) organizational career growth scale and turnover intention scale developed by the researchers were administered for data collection. Hierarchical multiple regression analysis was used to analyse the data. The result showed that some dimensions of organizational cynicism (cognitive and behavioural) positively predicted turnover intention and organizational career growth negatively predicted turnover intention.