International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research (ISSN 2347-4289)

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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289

HRM Practices And Retention: An Empirical Study Of Senior Staff Of University Of Cape Coast

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Isaac Kosi, Alexander Opoku-Danso, Angela Afua Sarpong Ofori



Keywords: HRM practices, Retention, Senior Staff, University of Cape Coast



Abstract: Organizations put in place HRM strategies and practices to retain employees to again competitive advantage. The paper examined the effect of HRM practices on senior staff retention in University of Cape Coast (UCC). It was conjectured that there is no significant effect of the HRM practices on senior staff retention. It also sought to determine the HRM practice that predicts senior staff retention. Using stratified and simple random sampling techniques, a sample size of 291 was selected out of a population of 1262 senior staff members. Pearson production correlation and Standard multiple regression was to analyzed the data. It was found that HRM practices had significant effect on senior staff retention. Additionally, remuneration and reward system was the most significant predictive variable of senior staff retention. The paper recommends that UCC should design a fairer compensation and reward system in order to retain its performing staff based on effective performance management system to ensure fair and equitable reward system.



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