Factors Influencing Employees’ Intention to Leave Current Employment in the Ministry of Information in Kuwait

Mohammad Alzayed, Mohsen Ali Murshid


The main purpose of this study is to examine the factors that influence the employee’s intention to leave the current employment in the Ministry of Information in Kuwait. A descriptive survey design was conducted and data were collected using a self-administrative questionnaire. Based on convenience sampling, a sample of 200 was drawn from the employees who work in different departments of the Kuwait ministry of information to make the sample representative. The results of this study demonstrated that employees’ perception of commitment and job satisfaction are the two main factors that negatively affect the employees’ intentions to leave. The results also showed a negative relationship between job engagement and the intention to leave the job. The employees’ perception of support and complexity were shown to be positively affecting the intention to leave. This research concludes that understanding the factors that influence the employee’s intention to leave current employment is crucial for improve the human resources practices in the public organizations particularly the ministry of information in the Kuwait.

Keywords: Intention to Leave, Support, commitment and complexity, Job Engagement, Job Satisfaction.

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