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      COVID-19: The effects of perceived organizational justice, job engagement, and perceived job alternatives on turnover intention among frontline nurses


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          Nurses’ turnover intention has become a concern for medical institutions because nurses are more needed than ever under the prevalence of COVID-19. This research sought to investigate the effects of the four dimensions of organizational justice on COVID-19 frontline nurses’ turnover intention through the mediating role of job engagement. We also tested the extent to which perceived job alternatives could moderate the relationship between job engagement and turnover intention. This descriptive cross-sectional study used an online survey to collect data from 650 frontline nurses working in appointed hospitals in Jiangsu province, China. Hierarchical regression was used to analyze the hypothesized relationships. Findings revealed that all organizational justice components significantly influenced job engagement and turnover intention. Job engagement also significantly affected nurses’ turnover intention and mediated the relationships between organizational justice components and turnover intention. Besides, perceived job alternatives moderated the relationships between job engagement and turnover intention. The implications of this study include demonstrating that healthcare authorities should respect human rights through effective organizational justice as this approach could encourage nurses to appreciate their job and be more devoted to staying and achieving their institutional duties, especially under challenging circumstances.

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                Front Psychol
                Front Psychol
                Front. Psychol.
                Frontiers in Psychology
                Frontiers Media S.A.
                06 September 2022
                06 September 2022
                : 13
                : 920274
                [1] 1Centre for Medical Insurance, Hospital Management and Health Policy Research, School of Management, Jiangsu University , Zhenjiang, China
                [2] 2School of Management, Jiangsu University , Zhenjiang, China
                [3] 3Department of Computer Engineering, School of International Business, Zhejiang International Studies University , Hangzhou, China
                [4] 4School of Environment and Safety Engineering, Jiangsu University , Zhenjiang, China
                Author notes

                Edited by: Chun-Der Chen, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan

                Reviewed by: Chien-Liang Lin, Ningbo University, China; Chuan-Yu Mo, Sanming University, China

                *Correspondence: Arielle Doris Tetgoum Kachie, 1000005727@ 123456ujs.edu.cn

                These authors share first authorship

                This article was submitted to Organizational Psychology, a section of the journal Frontiers in Psychology

                Copyright © 2022 Zhou, Tetgoum Kachie, Xu, Quansah, Epalle, Ampon-Wireko and Nkrumah.

                This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

                : 14 April 2022
                : 01 July 2022
                Page count
                Figures: 2, Tables: 6, Equations: 0, References: 148, Pages: 18, Words: 14134
                Funded by: National Natural Science Foundation of China , doi 10.13039/501100001809;
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                Clinical Psychology & Psychiatry
                organizational justice,job engagement,perceived job alternatives,turnover intention,covid-19,frontline nurses


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