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The Impact of Human Resources Management (HRM) Practices on Employee Retention of Higher Education Sector at Enugu, Nigeria

Okafor, Ifeanyichukwu Victor (2022) The Impact of Human Resources Management (HRM) Practices on Employee Retention of Higher Education Sector at Enugu, Nigeria. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The main objective of this dissertation is to identify the impact of Human Resources Management (HRM) practices on employee retention at higher education sector of Enugu, Nigeria. There are five main HRM practices that will be analyzed in this study namely compensation and rewards (CR), working conditions (WC), training and development (TD), performance appraisal (PA) and employee empowerment (EE). This study utilized primary data through questionnaire distribution to 130 respondents namely academic staff at one higher education institution in Enugu, Nigeria. The data were analyzed using SPSS software to achieve the research objective. Based on the findings, the result of multiple linear regression shows that three HRM practices namely compensation and rewards (CR), working conditions (WC) and employee empowerment (EE) have positive and significant impact on employee retention at Enugu, Nigeria Higher Education Sector. On the other hand, training and development (TD) and performance appraisal (PA) have insignificant impact on employee retention. Therefore, it is recommended that management of higher education institution to pay attention on these three HRM practices in order to retain the qualified and competent academic staff and contribute to quality teaching delivery to students.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Employee Retention
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Clara Chan
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2022 14:24
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022 14:24
URI: https://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/5692

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