Job satisfaction, blat and intentions to leave among blue-collar employees in contemporary Russia

  title={Job satisfaction, blat and intentions to leave among blue-collar employees in contemporary Russia},
  author={Evgeniya S. Balabanova and Azer G. Efendiev and Mats Ehrnrooth and Alexei Koveshnikov},
  journal={Baltic Journal of Management},
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine antecedents of intentions to leave among blue-collar employees in domestic Russian organizations. Design/methodology/approach – The study is based on a sample of 1,210 blue-collar employees in 80 domestic organizations across 14 industries and eight regions in Russia. Findings – The analysis shows that wage satisfaction is the strongest negative predictor of Russian employees’ intentions to leave compared to core job-related and interpersonal… 

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