TITLE

Cusp Catastrophe Model of Employee Turnover

AUTHOR(S)
Sheridan, John E.; Abelson, Michael A.
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Academy of Management Journal;Sep83, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p418
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A cusp catastrophe model is developed to explain job turnover of nursing employees. The temporal dynamics of the catastrophe model suggest that leavers experience lower organization commitment than do stayers prior to termination. Leavers' perceptions of job tension and commitment appear to cross the threshold levels prior to the termination dates.
ACCESSION #
4408795

 

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