Getasew Yaregal Desalew, Tigist Belayneh Terefe, Krishnasamy Srinivasan
Abstract: This study was designed as descriptive and analysis research with the intent to assessing the effect of perceived organizational support on turnover intention, University of Gondar, Ethiopia. The study carried out at college of medicine and health sciences in Gondar with the aggregate population of 925 academic staff. In the total of 925 academic staff, 268 were selected as sample population by proportionate stratified simple random sampling technique. The study used both primary and secondary data sources. In the descriptive statistics, frequency, percentage tables, reliability test, Pearson correlation, t-test, ANOVA and multiple regressions analyses were used. The collected data were analyzed by SPSS software version 16.00. The key findings of research represented the socio-economic backgrounds of the respondents were significantly unaffected the turnover intention. The overall Mean and SD indicated low satisfaction on organizational reward, supervisory support. The career development opportunities and decision making involvement revealed moderate satisfaction and turnover intention of employees stated the moderate but very close to acute perception. There was insignificant relationship found in correlation analysis between organizational support variables and turnover intention. The ‘T’ test analysis revealed the insignificant relationship between gender and turnover intention. The One way ANOVA study exposed the insignificant relationship between other demographic variables and turnover intention. The results of multiple regression investigations represented the organizational reward became the most prominent effect and dominant factor on turn over intention of employees.
Keywords: Perceived organizational support, turnover intention, supervisory support, decision making involvement, organizational reward