Translation and Validation of Turnover Intention Scale on a Pakistani Sample


  • Dr Ambreen Anjum Associate Professor/Incharge, Department of Psychology, Virtual University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Anum Shahzadi MS Scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Sehrish Wazir Lecturer, Department of Applied Psychology, Government Sadiq Women University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.



Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Cross Validation, Reliability, Turnover Intention


The availability of valid and reliable tool to assess turnover intent in any organization is essential.  This study aimed to translate turnover intention scale in Urdu for employees working in diverse organizations (universities, banks, and hospitals). For this purpose, forward and backward translation methods were adopted. After determining cross language validation, factor validity was confirmed through Confirmatory factor analysis. Sample for Confirmatory factor analysis was consisted of 350 employees taken from diverse organizations. Sample age range was 22 to 60 years. The findings of Confirmatory factor analysis supported single factor structure of turnover intention scale with good fit model with Root mean square error .04. The alpha reliability coefficient of the Urdu version turnover intention scale was ?= .87. The findings also showed that turnover intention scale is a promising assessment tool having high validity and reliability.


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How to Cite

Anjum, D. A. ., Shahzadi, A. ., & Wazir, S. . (2022). Translation and Validation of Turnover Intention Scale on a Pakistani Sample. Journal of Professional & Applied Psychology, 3(2), 249–256.