• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 7, Pages: 1-8

Original Article

Examining the Moderating Role of Mentoring Relationship in between Content Plateauing with Job Satisfaction and Willingness to Leave the Organization (Case Study: Iran Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade)


Background/Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the moderating role of mentoring in relationship between the content plateauing, job satisfactions and tendency to leave the organization. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Sample size was estimated based on Cochran formula and data obtained by using a questionnaire among 252 managers and experts randomly. Measuring instruments and the questions related to each of the variables were designed based on a review of the theoretical literature and also utilizing the existing measures of variables which Evidence of validity and reliability has been fully confirmed. Finding: The results showed mentoring has significant moderating role on the relationship between job satisfaction and content plateau whereas such a moderating role could not be finding in relationship between content plateau and turnover. The experience of mentoring can reduce the negative impact of plateauing on job satisfaction; but the failure to confirm the moderating role of mentoring in the relationship between the content plateauing and tendency to leave the organization is due to the lack of significant direct role of content plateauing on desire to leave the organization and the existence of mediator variables. Conclusion/Application: Based on the survey this inconsistency refers to the relationship between content plateau and the desire to rid the organization. However, several factors can help managers better manage their professional plateauing and not only negatively affect the plateau but also neutralizes rust on important organizational variables are positive consequences.

Keywords: Content Plateau, Job Satisfaction, Mentoring, Tendency to Leave


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