Influence of perceived job satisfaction and its impacts on employee retention in Gulf Cooperation Countries

Ganesan Santhanam, Raja Jayaraman, V. Badrinath

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    Abstract

    Efficient human resource management is highly critical task for all organizations in 21st century. Rapid advances in technology and innovation have presented a world of opportunities for the talented and educated workforce. Adding to the effects globalization and free market policies bring unique challenges for talent management and retention. In the past century engineering industries have played a pivotal role in human development and have influenced quality of living standards. But 21st century is witnessing knowledge based development. Retaining talented employees is challenging for organizations, also vital for attaining sustainable growth. Retaining talented employees is based on several factors such as human resources, environmental, relationship and organizational. In human resources management, the aspect of employee retention starts at recruitment phase itself and employee job satisfaction is highly related to factors such as employee's recognition, effective communication, empowerment, motivation, working relationship, work involvement, employee engagement, compensation, work life balance, work environment, commitment and organizational culture and climate. In this paper we examine job satisfaction and its effects on employee retention. The research has been validated by responses from a randomized sample of 165 respondents to a feedback survey. Further it is confirmed that there are several factors which exhibit a significant correlation between employee's perceived job satisfaction and their retention.

    Original languageBritish English
    Title of host publicationConference Proceeding
    Subtitle of host publication2012 - International Conference on Management Issues in Emerging Economies, ICMIEE 2012
    Pages69-73
    Number of pages5
    StatePublished - 2012
    Event2012 International Conference on Management Issues in Emerging Economies, ICMIEE 2012 - Thanjavur, India
    Duration: 17 Aug 201218 Aug 2012

    Publication series

    NameConference Proceeding: 2012 - International Conference on Management Issues in Emerging Economies, ICMIEE 2012

    Conference

    Conference2012 International Conference on Management Issues in Emerging Economies, ICMIEE 2012
    Country/TerritoryIndia
    CityThanjavur
    Period17/08/1218/08/12

    Keywords

    • employee recognition
    • employee retention
    • Job satisfaction
    • work environment and empowerment

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