Factors Influencing Employee Turnover Intention at South Eastern Kenya University

Muimi, Mary (2015) Factors Influencing Employee Turnover Intention at South Eastern Kenya University. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This research project examined factors influencing employee turnover intention at South Eastern Kenya University. The main objective of this study is to identify the influence of four factors namely job satisfaction, motivation, organizational culture and demographic characteristics on employee turnover intention at South Eastern Kenya University. To achieve objective of the research, both qualitative and quantitative methodologies was used whereby questionnaires was randomly distributed to the target population at SEKU teaching and non-teaching employees on permanent and pensionable terms. Data analysis was by descriptive statistics. Presentation of the findings will by tables, figures, pie charts and histograms. The study found that demographics influence the employee turnover intention at South Eastern Kenya University. Those factors which come out clearly are explained by gender, marital status, type of staffs, Age of the respondents, salary, position in the university, county of origin, intention to quit employment and the place they are planning to offer their services after they quit SEKU. The results indicated that employees are motivated to some extent at South Eastern Kenya University. The study established that organizational culture affect employee turnover intention at South Eastern Kenya University. Though employees at SEKU feel like being part of the family and feel emotionally attached to SEKU, they seriously thought of looking for a new job this makes retention in SEKU hard. Therefore the management should be employing all both males and female in the same ratio, all types of staff, wide rangers of salaries, distribute position in the university widely, employ people from other counties. The study recommends that the management should develop ways of rewarding employees commensurately and training all the employees

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 10:54
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:54
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1159

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