Factors Contributing to Employees Turnover at Private Education Institutes in Tanzania: A Case of Eckernforde Education Institute

Nombo, Sadiki Severin (2013) Factors Contributing to Employees Turnover at Private Education Institutes in Tanzania: A Case of Eckernforde Education Institute. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study was carried out for the purpose of investigating the factors that contribute to employees’ turnover at Private Education Institute in Tanzania where Eckernforde Education Institute found in Tanga region was a case study. The population for the study was 171 employees of the Eckernforde Education Institute. However, the sample size was 72 employees of whom 69 respondents were involved which is equal to 96% of the targeted employees. This study employed a case study research design, random and purposive samplings were used in the study. The data was collected using interview and questionnaire techniques. The data were analyzed using simple statistics and coding. The study revealed eight factors contributing to employees’ turnover at private education institute in Tanzania. The factors are insufficient salaries, poor working conditions, lack of employees’ recognition by the management, lack of opportunity for further training and career development, poor leadership, lack of job security, lack of equity in compensations and lack of incentive packages. The study came out with the following recommendations for rescuing the problem, increase of employees salaries, improving working conditions, management add some other allowances, provision of opportunity for training and career development, ensuring job security, recognizing employees and use of proper management style for employees. If these recommendations will be considered by human recourse managers in Private Education Institutions in Tanzania will enable them to reduce problem of employees turnover in their institutes.

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 06:27
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2016 06:27
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/971

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