Employee Voice and Intent to Leave: An Empirical Evidence of Pakistani Banking Sector

African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 4, No. 14, pp. 3056-3061, October 2010

6 Pages Posted: 28 Jan 2011

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Ahmed Imran Hunjra

University of Waikato; Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Muhammad Asghar Ali

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus

Dr. Muhammad Irfan Chani

COMSATS University Islamabad

Hashim Khan

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus

Kashif Ur Rehman

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus

Date Written: September 19, 2010

Abstract

Organizations want to retain their employees in order to benefit from their talent and skills. While working in an organization, employees come across some problems both inside and outside the organization. This study investigates the relationship between field employees’ voice effectiveness of voice mechanism) and employees’ intent to leave the organization. Further, this study explores the difference between male and female field employees perception regarding their intention to leave the organization. The sample of the study consisted of 250 field employees working in different banks of Rawalpindi and Islamabad through questionnaire; only 188 were returned and processed. The SPSS technique was used for data analysis and findings. The study concludes that employee voice mechanism has a positive and significant impact on employee intention to leave. This study finds that male are comparatively more intended to leave the organization with less effective voice mechanism and higher qualified employees are more conscious about voice mechanism in the banking sector.

Keywords: organization, employee retention, employee voice, intent to leave, banking sector

Suggested Citation

Hunjra, Ahmed Imran and Ali, Muhammad Asghar and Chani, Muhammad Irfan and Khan, Hashim and Rehman, Kashif Ur, Employee Voice and Intent to Leave: An Empirical Evidence of Pakistani Banking Sector (September 19, 2010). African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 4, No. 14, pp. 3056-3061, October 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1750389

Ahmed Imran Hunjra (Contact Author)

University of Waikato ( email )

Te Raupapa
Private Bag 3105
Hamilton, 3240
New Zealand

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Muree Road Rawalpindi
Shamsabad, Punjab 44000
Pakistan
00923457162527 (Phone)

Muhammad Asghar Ali

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus ( email )

5, Khayaban-e-Johar
Islamabad, H-9
Pakistan

Muhammad Irfan Chani

COMSATS University Islamabad ( email )

Mailsi Road
Off Multan Road
Vehari, Punjab
Pakistan

HOME PAGE: http://ww3.comsats.edu.pk/faculty/FacultyDetails.aspx?Uid=19095

Hashim Khan

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus

5, Khayaban-e-Johar
Islamabad, H-9
Pakistan

Kashif Ur Rehman

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus ( email )

5, Khayaban-e-Johar
Islamabad, H-9
Pakistan

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