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Dynamic aspects of voluntary turnover: An integrated approach to curvilinearity in the performance-turnover relationship.
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PMID:  20853945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Previous research pertaining to job performance and voluntary turnover has been guided by 2 distinct theoretical perspectives. First, the push-pull model proposes that there is a quadratic or curvilinear relationship existing between these 2 variables. Second, the unfolding model of turnover posits that turnover is a dynamic process and that a downward performance change may increase the likelihood of organizational separation. Drawing on decision theory, we propose and test an integrative framework. This approach incorporates both of these earlier models. Specifically, we argue that individuals are most likely to voluntarily exit when they are below-average performers who are also experiencing a downward performance change. Furthermore, the interaction between this downward change and performance partially accounts for the curvilinear relationship proposed by the push-pull model. Findings from a longitudinal field study supported this integrative theory. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved).
William J Becker; Russell Cropanzano
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of applied psychology     Volume:  96     ISSN:  1939-1854     ISO Abbreviation:  J Appl Psychol     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0222526     Medline TA:  J Appl Psychol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-46     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Management and Organizations, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona.
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