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Stress and turnover intent in international organizations: social support and work life balance as resources

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Submitted to The International Journal of Human Resources Management. 2016
Abstract This study investigates whether work opportunities have an impact on stress and the related turnover intentions of employees working in intergovernmental international organizations. It contextualizes the job resources and demands model within international organizations’ specific work conditions. The empirical test is based on original data from a survey administered in four major organizations of the United Nations system. Results demonstrate that social work opportunities and work-life balance are organizational levers reducing stress and willingness to quit for employees who are facing red tape or the stresses of being an expatriate. In this context, the relationships between these work opportunities and turnover intention are partially mediated by stress. Contextualized HR management propositions are made to help organizations coping with these management challenges.
Keywords International OrganizationsTurnoverStressInternational Civil ServantsExpatriatesJob Demands-Resources Model
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GIAUQUE, David, ANDERFUHREN-BIGET, Simon, VARONE, Frédéric. Stress and turnover intent in international organizations: social support and work life balance as resources. Submitted to: The International Journal of Human Resources Management, 2016. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:88536

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