Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal (Print ISSN: 1087-9595; Online ISSN: 1528-2686)


Employees Retention Strategies and Organizational Performance

Author(s): Ebeguki Igbinoba, Opeyemi Joel, Friday Igbadumhe and Dibia Peter

Human resource departments in every organisation play an important role in employee retention. This is because qualified people are essential for an organisation to perform better. However, one of the significant challenges that many modern firms face is retaining talented employees to attain organisational performance. As a result, this study looked into the relationship between employee retention strategies and organisational performance. A well-structured self-administered questionnaire on a five-point Likert rating scale was administered to 180 respondents, of whom 158 were retrieved and evaluated as the primary data collection strategy. The data were evaluated with the help of social science statistical software (SPSS). A two-tailed Chi-square (x2) analytical methodology (error=0.05 per cent) was utilised to investigate the precise relationship between employee retention strategy and performance. The degree of association between the dependent and independent variables in this study was also determined using Cramer's V analytical approach. According to the findings, employee retention strategies and organisational performance are inextricably linked. As a result of the findings, it is proposed that firms implement performance-based employee retention strategies.

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