publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

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

Giauque, David; Anderfuhren-Biget, Simon; Varone, Frédéric;
  • Published: 09 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: Switzerland
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 rel...
Subjects
free text keywords: Management of Technology and Innovation; Strategy and Management; Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, International Organizations, Turnover, Stress, International Civil Servants, Expatriates, Management of Technology and Innovation, Strategy and Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Work–life balance, Empirical research, Expatriate, Social support, Coping (psychology), Economics, Public relations, business.industry, business, Management, Job demands-resources model, Human resource management, Social work, ddc:320
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

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

Giauque, David; Anderfuhren-Biget, Simon; Varone, Frédéric;