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Principals’ configuration of a bundle of human resource practices : does it make a difference for the relationship between teachers’ fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school?

Eva Vekeman UGent, Geert Devos UGent, Martin Valcke UGent and Yves Rosseel UGent (2017) EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION & LEADERSHIP .
abstract
The purpose of this study is to explore whether the relationship between teachers’ person– organisation (P-O) fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school varies depending on the way a bundle of human resource (HR) practices is configured in education. Drawing on strategic human resource management literature, a strategic and human resource orientation is considered to provide insight into the configuration of HR practices. A mixed methods design was used to collect both qualitative and quantitative data from principals and teachers in 56 Flemish primary schools. The qualitative data, which provides insight into principals’ configuration of HR practices, were converted into numerical scores and analysed, together with the quantitative teacher data, using multiple group path analysis. The key findings show that the relation between PO fit and intention to move operates differently depending on the HR orientation of the teacher’s principal but not on their strategic orientation. This finding supports the need for closer attention to be given to the investment of new teachers and the impact this has on the direct and indirect effect of teachers’ P-O fit on teachers’ intention to move.
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journalArticle (original)
publication status
in press
keyword
strategic human resource management, principals, turnover intention, person–organisation fit
journal title
EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION & LEADERSHIP
ISSN
1741-1432
1741-1440
DOI
10.1177/1741143217711189
language
English
UGent publication?
yes
classification
A1
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8531784
handle
http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-8531784
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2017-09-20 07:49:53
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2017-10-23 09:02:40
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study is to explore whether the relationship between teachers{\textquoteright} person--
organisation (P-O) fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school varies depending on
the way a bundle of human resource (HR) practices is configured in education. Drawing on
strategic human resource management literature, a strategic and human resource orientation is
considered to provide insight into the configuration of HR practices. A mixed methods design was
used to collect both qualitative and quantitative data from principals and teachers in 56 Flemish
primary schools. The qualitative data, which provides insight into principals{\textquoteright} configuration of HR
practices, were converted into numerical scores and analysed, together with the quantitative
teacher data, using multiple group path analysis. The key findings show that the relation between PO
fit and intention to move operates differently depending on the HR orientation of the teacher{\textquoteright}s
principal but not on their strategic orientation. This finding supports the need for closer attention
to be given to the investment of new teachers and the impact this has on the direct and indirect
effect of teachers{\textquoteright} P-O fit on teachers{\textquoteright} intention to move.},
  author       = {Vekeman, Eva and Devos, Geert and Valcke, Martin and Rosseel, Yves},
  issn         = {1741-1432},
  journal      = {EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION \& LEADERSHIP },
  keyword      = {strategic human resource management,principals,turnover intention,person--organisation fit},
  language     = {eng},
  title        = {Principals{\textquoteright} configuration of a bundle of human resource practices : does it make a difference for the relationship between teachers{\textquoteright} fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school?},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1741143217711189},
  year         = {2017},
}

Chicago
Vekeman, Eva, Geert Devos, Martin Valcke, and Yves Rosseel. 2017. “Principals’ Configuration of a Bundle of Human Resource Practices : Does It Make a Difference for the Relationship Between Teachers' Fit, Job Satisfaction and Intention to Move to Another School?” Educational Management Administration & Leadership .
APA
Vekeman, E., Devos, G., Valcke, M., & Rosseel, Y. (2017). Principals’ configuration of a bundle of human resource practices : does it make a difference for the relationship between teachers' fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school? EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION & LEADERSHIP .
Vancouver
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Vekeman E, Devos G, Valcke M, Rosseel Y. Principals’ configuration of a bundle of human resource practices : does it make a difference for the relationship between teachers' fit, job satisfaction and intention to move to another school? EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION & LEADERSHIP . 2017;
MLA
Vekeman, Eva, Geert Devos, Martin Valcke, et al. “Principals’ Configuration of a Bundle of Human Resource Practices : Does It Make a Difference for the Relationship Between Teachers' Fit, Job Satisfaction and Intention to Move to Another School?” EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION & LEADERSHIP (2017): n. pag. Print.