Factors Influencing Employees Turnover in the Private Schools: A Case of St. Mary’s International Schools.

Gervasdo , Gasto Lyengi (2016) Factors Influencing Employees Turnover in the Private Schools: A Case of St. Mary’s International Schools. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Development of the country is linked to the state of its citizen being employed and hence involved in the production which contributes much to the economy. However, many employment opportunities are largely created in the informal sector whose rate of growth may be higher than that of the formal sector. In recent years, the private sector in general has faced the challenge of employees’ turnover while administering good payment system, benefits, good working environment, institutes motivation and attraction. This study aims at identifyingthe factors influencing employees’ turnover in the private schools, with St. Mary’s. International schools as a case study. The specific objectives of the study aimed at determining the factors influencing employees’ turnover at St. Mary’s International schools, to determine the rate of turnover and lastly to assess the strategies employed to reduce or cut down the staff turnover. The data collection employed in this study includes the use of questionnaires, interviews, document review from the firm (secondary data) have been used to get the relevant information about the study. The findings revealed that salary, job dissatisfaction, lack of motivation, poor working environment and other related factorsare the most influencing factor leading to employees’ turnover in private schools. The, rate of turnover in 2010 was 7% and has been increasing since then until a rate of 44% for the year 2014. This means the rate grows by 3 to 10% every year which is the serious problem towards the growth of schools. Serious strategies should be adopted in order to reduce the incidence of labor turnover such as restructuring salary scales, motivating high performing employees, as well as ensure all staffs are well paid.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2017 09:55
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 11:21
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1550

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