Factors of Employee Retention: A Case Study of Pakistan Foam Industry

7 Pages Posted: 6 Jun 2011

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Malik Muhammad Shafiq

University of Lahore - Business School

Tahir Muqsood

University of Lahore - Business School

Muhammad Shafaat Rasool

University of Lahore - Business School

Muhammad Akram Naseem

University of Lahore - Business School

Date Written: June 3, 2011

Abstract

The basic objective of this study is to identify the main factors of employee retention in Foam industry of Pakistan and also impact of variables like (career prospects, job security, employer attitude and working environment) on employee retention. This study is based on primary data, which collected from 81 employees of five leading Foam Companies of Pakistan. For this purpose we self designed questionnaire was used for data collection. The data was analyzed using the techniques of correlation coefficient and regression analysis. Cronach-Alpha reliability is 78%, 86%, 74%and 74% respectively career prospects, job security, employer attitude and working g environment. The following are the reasons (career development, job security, working conditions and employer attitude) for which employee wants to stay in Foam industry Pakistan. The 61.2% respondent want to spending their career with their company, which shows that main factor of employee retention, is career prospects and second factor of employee retention is job security. The p-values of four factors of employee retention is less than .05, so rejected the statement of hypothesis (H0) and accepted H1. There is positive impacts and relationship between employee retention and career prospectus, job security, working environment & employer attitude. These results are consistent with prior empirical study.

Suggested Citation

Shafiq, Malik Muhammad and Muqsood, Tahir and Shafaat Rasool, Muhammad and Naseem, Muhammad Akram, Factors of Employee Retention: A Case Study of Pakistan Foam Industry (June 3, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1857666 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1857666

Malik Muhammad Shafiq (Contact Author)

University of Lahore - Business School ( email )

1-KM Bopatian Chowk, Defence Road
Lahore, Punjab 54000
Pakistan

Tahir Muqsood

University of Lahore - Business School ( email )

1-KM Bopatian Chowk, Defence Road
Lahore, Punjab 54000
Pakistan

Muhammad Shafaat Rasool

University of Lahore - Business School ( email )

1-KM Bopatian Chowk, Defence Road
Lahore, Punjab 54000
Pakistan

Muhammad Akram Naseem

University of Lahore - Business School ( email )

1-KM Bopatian Chowk, Defence Road
Lahore, Punjab 54000
Pakistan

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