The relationship between job satisfaction and Employee turnover in selected Secondary schools in Shinyanga Region

Suta, Damas Dominick (2013) The relationship between job satisfaction and Employee turnover in selected Secondary schools in Shinyanga Region. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

Employee turnover as a term is rudely used in business circles. Although several studies have been conducted on this topic, most of the researchers focus on the causes of employee turnover but little has been done on the examining the sources of employee turnover, effects and advising various strategies which can be used by Managers in various organizations to ensure that there is employee continuity in their organizations to enhance organizational competitiveness. This study examines the relationship between Job satisfaction and employees turnover among secondary school teachers. The study hypothesized that there are significant relationship between job satisfaction and employees turnover at different demographic factors. The research examines the sources of employee turnover, effects and forward some strategies on how to minimize employee turnover in organizations. Two research instruments were used to obtain data: A questionnaire, and Interview. A total of 50 respondents were randomly selected as the sample of the study and data were analyzed by “statistical package for social science” (SPSS) and the test involved is FACET. The findings of the study show that majority of the respondents are 30 years old and above. Moreover,72 percent of the respondents have been working as teachers for more than 3 years and above and 28 percent of the respondents have been working as among decision and policy making in education sector for more than 7 years and above. The result of job satisfaction and employee turnover generally support the hypothesis. These findings show that the related factors of job satisfaction should have given attention to retain employees in the organization. Some suggestions have been recommended for the organization and for the future research to be more complete and comprehensive.

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: 14 Jan 2016 12:00
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:00
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/853

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