Workplace bullying as a predictor of intention to leave among workers at the Industrial Organizations at in Jordan, Human Resoucr Academic Rerearch Society, Journal of Academic research in Economics and Management Sciences, published in Vol. 6, Issue 1-2017
The major purpose of this study is to find out if workplace bullying can be a predictor to the intention to leave at industrial companies in one of the most important industrial estates in Jordan, which is the Alhasan industrial Estate. The study employed the descriptive and analytical methodologies in order to arrive at sufficient answers for its main problem. Primary data of the study came from a questionnaire which was designed for said purpose, and workplace bullying was measured using two sub-scales, namely work-related bullying and person-related bullying. The Negative Acts Questionnaire (NAQ) of Einarsen et al. (2001) and Einarsen and Raknes (1997) was adopted. With regard to the intention to leave items, researchers utilized the studies of Glambek et al. (2014) and Djurkovic et al. (2008). Questionnaires were distributed to 34 industrial companies. The major findings of this study are as follows: The level of presence of work-related bullying at the industrial organization in Jordan is high, while person-related bullying is medium and workplace bullying predicts only 6.7% of the intention to leave among the respondents of the study.