The Contribution of Career Development on Employee Retention in Public Organization: A Case of Tanzania Electric Supply Company

Mndeme, Bruno Daniel (2015) The Contribution of Career Development on Employee Retention in Public Organization: A Case of Tanzania Electric Supply Company. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The objective of the study was to establish the contribution of career development on employee retention in the Public Organization particularly in TANESCO. The researcher employed case study research design and used both primary and secondary data collection methods. A sample of 34 respondents was covered. The primary data were collected by using questionnaires and interviews. Secondary data were collected from various sources such as books, journals, circulars and the internet. The data were analysed using Statistical Package for Social Science and presented in tables and charts. Study findings revealed that career development exists in TANESCO though not transparent enough, further the study revealed that career development programs contribute on employee retention as it gives employee confidence on their job, made them to feel cared and inculcate a sense of recognition. In order to improve the career development programs, the study proposes allocation of enough time on career development programs, jointly conduct of career development by HR and user department. Given the contribution of career development on employee retention it is high time for an organization to have a policy on retention and ensure that career development programs helps employee to grow career wise. The study recommends a review of the career development programs in the organization so as to improve it, also the study recommends allocation of adequate resources e.g. time, finance and personnel.

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: 13 Jul 2016 11:00
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 11:00
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1121

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