Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction and Labour Turnover in the Mining Industry of Tanzania: The Case of TANCAN Mining Company’

Mhando, Issa Bakari (2013) Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction and Labour Turnover in the Mining Industry of Tanzania: The Case of TANCAN Mining Company’. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study investigated factors influencing job satisfaction and labour turnover in the mining industry of Tanzania. The study was carried at Tancan in Geita region. The study was guided by the research objectives that were, to investigate whether gross pay (salary and fringe benefits) has bearing effects on employees’ job satisfaction and labour turnover; to investigate if opportunity for advancement has bearing effects on job satisfaction and labour turnover; to identify if company policies has a bearing effects on job satisfaction and labour turnover; to determine whether achievement has a bearing effects on job satisfaction and labour turnover and to assess if communication has a bearing effects on job satisfaction and labour turnover. The study was guided by the application of theories such as content theory, process theory and situational theories. The study used an exploratory research design and employed a case study strategy conducted at Tancan. It explains the relevant methods and the suitable tools used to collect and analyze data in the study field. From the findings, the researcher found that the mining sector favors employee’s satisfaction however labour turnover still exist. The report recommends improved policy formulation and improves staff relationships.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2016 06:16
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2016 06:16
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1019

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