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Running head: Leader-member exchange at Lee Mental Health 1 Leader-Member Exchange, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intentions at Lee Mental Health Brendan O’Neal, BA Hodges University MAN 6107 07:26:10 Dr. Ehart
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Running head: Leader-member exchange at Lee Mental Health 2 Table of Contents Abstract…………………………………………………………………Page 3 Overview and Proposal…………………………………………………Page 4 Literature Review………………………………………………………Page 7 Methods……………………………………………………………. ..... Page 12 Analysis………………………………………………………………. .Page 14 Conclusion……………………………………………………………. .Page 16 References……………………………………………………………. .Page 18 Abstract
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Running head: Leader-member exchange at Lee Mental Health 3 This paper examines the correlation of leader-member exchange (LMX), job satisfaction, and organizational commitment at Lee Mental Health, Inc. Surveys were administered to 30 members of the staff who are known to me; they were completed without any interference or presence, though I was available to answer questions. The research of the small sample (approximately 10% of the staff) concluded that there is a strong positive correlation between the quality of the leader-member relationship, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment. The leadership at Lee Mental Health is able to build meaningful, long-term relationships with their subordinates, resulting in minimum turnover, especially in professional positions. Leader-Member Exchange, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intentions at Lee Mental Health
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Running head: Leader-member exchange at Lee Mental Health 4 The research contained within will be conducted at Lee Mental Health, Inc. It will be based on the results from three surveys that are conducted that measure leader-member exchange, organizational satisfaction, and likelihood of turnover at Lee Mental Health, Inc. Lee Mental Health is the primary public provider of substance abuse and mental health services in Lee County and is a sizeable organization of more than 300 employees that is constantly struggling between growth and over- extending services due to a growing need, confined by very restricted and limited resources and limited funding. Funding comes from several sources, to include state dollars, federal dollars, and private donations. Federal and state funding is partly determined by the number of individuals served. The population of Lee County, Florida is continually growing; with a growing population comes an exponentially growing need for mental health and substance abuse services. In 2000, the U.S. Bureau of Census reported that the population in Lee County as 440,888. In 2008 it was estimated to be 623,725; the population is projected to grow in the coming years. The research will focus on the relationship between the leader and the subordinate, the
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course MAN 6107 taught by Professor Kest during the Spring '10 term at Hodges University.

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