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The impact of human resource practices on employee retention in the telecom sector

Haider, Maqsood and Rasli, Amran Md and Akhtar, Chaudhry Shoaib and Yusoff, Rosman Bin Mohammesd and Malik, Omair Mujahid and Aamir, Alamzeb and Arif, Ahmed and Naveed, Shaheryar and Tariq, Fariha (2015) The impact of human resource practices on employee retention in the telecom sector. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 5 . pp. 63-69. ISSN 2146-4138

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1420326X13509394


This study examines the human resource (HR) practices that promote employee retention. Effective HR practices can reduce employee turnover and increase retention within an organization. Key employees are the instrument for overall growth and development of an organization. This study focuses on telecom sector of Pakistan. The most important HR practices have been identified with the help of literature. These practices are training and development, compensation and culture. A questionnaire was developed in this study with the help of literature to measure the identified HR practices and employee retention. The sample size of this study was 250. Regression analysis was performed to analyse the data. The results of multiple regressions revealed a significant impact of HR practices on employee retention. Compensation and culture has a positive relationship with employee retention whereas training and development has a negative one. This study guides the management to devise the effective strategies to improve the employee retention.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:compensation, employee retention, human resource practices, organizational culture, training and development
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:58950
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 04:07
Last Modified:05 Apr 2022 04:19

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