The Impact of Envy on Intention to Leave by Mediation Role of Self- esteem and Uncivil Behaviors

Document Type : Research Article


1 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Iran

2 MSc of Bussness Management, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran


Psychologists suggest that envy is a negative emotion since it can result in negative consequences for the organization. The objective of this research was to determine the effect of envy on intention-to-leave the job via self-esteem and uncivil behaviors. To this End, 110 Ghaem hospital nurses in Mashhad were chosen as the statistical population. A questionnaire made of 26questions was used. Construct validity was investigated by Confirmatory-Factor-Analysis method and Korunbakh-Alpha coefficient certified the reliability. AMOS software based on Structural-Equation-Modelling method was applied to analyze data. The results of the research showed the mediating variables_ self-esteem and uncivil behaviors_ can't predict nurse’s intention-to-leave and also envy doesn't have impact on it. However envy can positively affect uncivil behaviors and self-esteem.


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