The Influence of Work Motivation on Turnover Intention among Gen Y Employees
Komalaa Naaidu Parthiban1, Mastura Mahfar2

1Komalaa Naaidu, Faculty of Social Sciences, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
2Mastura Binti Mahfar, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 25 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 04 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 December 2019 | PP: 708-713 | Volume-8 Issue-3S2 October 2019 | Retrieval Number: C12261083S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C1226.1083S219
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Abstract: Work motivation has been identified as an influential variable associated with turnover intention. However, only a few studies have examined its prediction on turnover intention. This study discussed the influences of work motivational factors (compensation, nature of job and interpersonal relationship) on turnover intention among Gen Y employees. The sampling method used in this study was stratified random sampling and the sample size was 108 employees in the manufacturing company. The results indicated that the level of work motivation among Gen Y employees is moderate, while the level of turnover intention is high. The result also shows that there is no significant difference of work motivation based on gender among Gen Y employees. The multiple regression results indicated that the three factors of work motivation such as interpersonal, compensation, and nature of the job did not have significant influence on turnover intentions of Gen Y employees. This research concludes with the recommendations for the employees and future works for researcher.
Keywords: Work Motivation, Compensation, Nature of Job, Interpersonal Relationship, Turnover Intention.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences