Hasan, Dr. Syed Akif and Subhani, Muhammad Imtiaz (2011): Managerial Social Wisdom: A major facet for Employee Turnover Intentions, Work Commitments and Manager-Subordinate Relationships. Forthcoming in: European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences
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Working under a wise manager is incredibly worth it. There are some managers worth dying for and is a cast of ‘rare breed’. Leaders/Managers that have managerial wisdom, makes employees love to work long hours, exceed one’s abilities to perform just because they have asked for it. The aim of this study was to study this social wisdom of managers beyond being socially intelligent. This paper investigates the relation of social wisdom with employees’ turn over intentions, work commitments and manager subordinate relationships. A structured, personal survey on a sample of 3500 organizational employees was tested and analyzed via correlation analysis. Extremely strong positive correlation between social wisdom of managers and factors like employee turnover intentions, work commitments and manager subordinate relationships have been found and reported. This paper marks from the organizational-wide perspective that the wise manager build long and valuable relationships with the their employees and in turn pass on the managerial wisdom and are a major cause for a retaining employees and making them perform better every day.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Managerial Social Wisdom: A major facet for Employee Turnover Intentions, Work Commitments and Manager-Subordinate Relationships|
|English Title:||Managerial Social Wisdom: A major facet for Employee Turnover Intentions, Work Commitments and Manager-Subordinate Relationships|
|Keywords:||Managerial Social Wisdom, Employee Turnover Intentions, Work Commitments, Manager-Subordinate relationships|
|Subjects:||M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M5 - Personnel Economics > M54 - Labor Management|
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Imtiaz Subhani|
|Date Deposited:||19. Nov 2011 07:30|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 04:25|
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