The study reported here examined Job Embeddedness theory, as introduced by Mitchell, Holtom, Lee, Sablynski, and Erez (2001), which offers a method of discovering why people stay in an organization. Extension agents in two states (N=454) reported significantly different levels of job embeddedness during the study period. Regression analyses showed that job embeddedness was significantly correlated with and predicted unique variance in intent to stay.
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Young, J. A., Stone, J., Aliaga, O., & Shuck, B. (2013). Job Embeddedness Theory: Can It Help Explain Employee Retention Among Extension Agents?. The Journal of Extension, 51(4), Article 23. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol51/iss4/23