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The Impact of Employee Turnover - Healthcare Assistants in Dublin, Ireland

Kalu, Ibeabuchi Arua (2020) The Impact of Employee Turnover - Healthcare Assistants in Dublin, Ireland. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This study aims to assess the impact of employee turnover among healthcare assistants in Dublin, Ireland. The path taken to the task at hand was to approach the topic by discussing the subject matter itself, while noting the nature of their job task. The care facility at which these Healthcare assistants work for are equally discussed specifically.
This study will look deeper into the critical impacts of staff shortages which in this case is the high turnover. The high turnover in the sector is the underlying problem which needs addressed. Additionally, the study will investigate possible efforts of retention strategies in order to curb the increased turnover rates within the private nursing homes. The study will investigate possible efforts of retention strategies in order to curb the increased turnover rates within the private nursing homes. To explore turnover and retention of nursing assistants, the research study was conducted within the quantitative method, using a cross-sectional survey design. The objectives of this study were to establish if there are any notable differences in turnover rate levels between age groups, gender and nationality, suggest most effective measures for implementation by management to improve the turnover amongst. It is found that majority found their job be very stressful and noted that their workloads has gotten even more stressful amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic. More than two-thirds (a total of 80%) agreed or strongly agreed that their job had more advantages than disadvantages. Deeper in the study reveals that majority of the respondents were not satisfied with their job. In the same vein, they responses shows that stress management, Talent management and development, work-life balance and employee engagement serve as the vital indicators for retention.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Issues of Labour and Work > Staff Turnover
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Dan English
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2021 16:58
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2021 16:58
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4604

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