Effect of mentoring function on job satisfaction, organization commitment, and turnover intention in the newly employed dental hygienists

멘토의 기능이 신입 치과위생사의 직무만족, 조직몰입, 이직의도에 미치는 영향

  • Yun, Hyun-Kyung (Department of Dental Hygiene, Andong Science College) ;
  • Choi, Mi-Sook (Department of Dental Hygiene, Andong Science College) ;
  • Choi, Gyu-Yil (Department of Dental Hygiene, Chungcheong College)
  • 윤현경 (안동과학대학교 치위생과) ;
  • 최미숙 (안동과학대학교 치위생과) ;
  • 최규일 (충청대학교 치위생과)
  • Received : 2015.04.24
  • Accepted : 2016.02.12
  • Published : 2016.02.28


Objectives: The objective of this study was to examine the effect of mentoring function on job satisfaction, organization commitment, and turnover intention in the newly employed dental hygienists. Methods: Two hundred and fourteen dental hygienists in Daegu and Gyeongbuk completed a self-reported questionnaire from January to May 2013. The instrument for the questionnaire consisted of mentoring function, mentoring personality, job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and turnover intention. The data were analyzed by frequency analysis, ANOVA, correlation analysis, and multiple regression analysis. Results: The longer duration of the mentoring for the newly employees strengthened job satisfaction and organization commitment. The mentoring function had a positive effect on job satisfaction and organization commitment, and decreased turnover intention. The higher quality of personality overcome the turnover intention. Conclusions: The mentoring is very important to enhance the job satisfaction and organization commitment in the newly employees. Loner duration of work(${\beta}=.268$, p=0.008) explained higher job satisfaction. Higher quality of personality(${\beta}=0.279$, p<0.001) also had higher job satisfaction. The explanation power of the model was 36.5% and the revised model explanation was 35.6%. The effective mentoring is closely related to job satisfaction and organization commitment and it can reduce turnover intention.



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