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Effect Of Psychological Capital On Elementary Teacher Stress And Workplace Affect, Scott Stephen Casad Apr 2015

Effect Of Psychological Capital On Elementary Teacher Stress And Workplace Affect, Scott Stephen Casad

STEMPS Theses & Dissertations

Calling upon principles of positive psychology, the quantitative study used structural equation modeling (SEM) to explore the relationships between teacher psychological capital (PsyCap), role ambiguity, role conflict, role overload, workplace stress, job satisfaction, job commitment, and intention to quit. Valid and reliable instruments from the literature were incorporated into a 64-item survey and distributed to 830 third through fifth grade teachers at seven northern Virginia school districts. In total, 225 complete responses were received. SEM testing rejected the exact-fit hypotheses and revealed insufficient overall fit between the study data and hypothesized models; thereby, providing no support for the proposed causal …


Factors That Contribute To Turnover Of Sales Professionals In South Hampton Roads, Monica Miccio-Vieira Jan 2005

Factors That Contribute To Turnover Of Sales Professionals In South Hampton Roads, Monica Miccio-Vieira

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

By completion of this study, the following goals will have been answered: 1. What are the attitudes of Human Resource Directors towards turnover in South Hampton Roads? 2. What are the costs of employee turnover to an organization? 3. What recommendations can be made to Human Resource Directors to reduce employee turnover?


Identifying The Causes Of The New Hire Turnover At The Panasonic Customer Call Center, Donna W. Jones Jan 2002

Identifying The Causes Of The New Hire Turnover At The Panasonic Customer Call Center, Donna W. Jones

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To guide this study, the following research objectives were established: 1. Identify the causes of employee turnover; 2. Determine call center management's attitudes/perceptions towards turnover; 3. Develop an action plan to lower turnover rates.