Employee Retention

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EMPLOYEES RETENTION IN PRIVATE SECTOR AN EXPLORATORY STUDY IN THE STATE OF KUWAIT

PART B: PARTICULAR ABOUT THE PROJECT

1. Title of the project: "Employees Retention in Private Sector (An Exploratory Study in the State of Kuwait)" 2. Research Objectives: "The current study is attempts to enhance our understanding and improve the shortage of retention literature. The study focuses on the private sector employees of the state of Kuwait and aims to determinate those workforce retention sector."

3. Proposed Research Method: "quantitative methodology"

PART C: FACULT"S INPUTS 1. Topic Chosen: Acceptable / Not Acceptable 2. Suggested Supervisor for the student: Dr.Isa Al-Jeran

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RESEARCH PAPER SUBMSSION FORM

Project Paper Title: "Employees Retention in Private Sector (An Exploratory Study in the State of Kuwait)"

We have read the student's research proposal and we are satisfied that it is line with the OUM MBA program guideline for writing project proposal. It is also free from major grammatical errors, sentence construction weaknesses, citation and others. Supervisor's Signature:

ABSTRACT

The retention of human resources has been shown to be momentous to the development and the accomplishment of the organization’s goals and objectives. The primary aim of this study is to explore the main factors that affect private sector workforce retention in the state of Kuwait. 125 surveys distributed to private sector workforce. The survey questions designed to determine three elements of retention; Benefits factors, strategies factors and organizational culture factors.

The result of the study shows that benefits factors such as salary and compensation were rated as most important to the private sector workforce in the state of Kuwait followed by leave benefits and differed compensation. The three strategies rated most important to private sector workforce are rewards and recognition, annual performance appraisal and training opportunities. While work at home, voluntary reduction in Work schedule and alternative work schedule were rated as least important. The culture of private sector organizations in state of Kuwait are based on openness and trusts, effectively communication and good deal of time spent from supervisor listening to employees ideas and suggestions. finally The result employees career plan shows that high percentage of private sector workforce had no plans to leave or retire from state employment within the foreseeable future.

Keywords: Retention, Human Resource Management, Asymmetric Information, Kuwait

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TABLE OF CONTENT

• ABSTRACT CHAPTER 1 (INTRODUCTION) • BACKGROUND OF THEY STUDY • PROBLEM STATEMENT • RESEARCH OBJECTIVE • SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY • PURPOSE OF THE STUDY • ORGANIZATION OF STUDY CHAPTER 2 • LITERATURE REVIEW CHAPTER 3 (RESEARCH METHODOLOGY) • DATA COLLECTION PROCEDURES • STUDY POPULATION AND SAMPLING • METHODS

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CHAPTER 4
(DATA RESULTS)

DATA ANALYSIS A. BENEFITS B. STRATEGIES C. ORGANIZATION CULTURE E. CAREER PLANS

CHAPTER 5
(DISCUSSION)

DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS

CHAPTER 6
(SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION)

SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION FUTURE STUDIES
REFERENCES APPENDIX 1 - SURVEY

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LIST OF TABLE

Table 1: Table 2: Table 3: Table 4: Table 5: Table 6: Table 7: Table 8: Table 9: Table 10: Table 11: Table 12: Table 13: Table 14: Table 15: Table 16:

Benefits Factors Organizational strategies factors organizational culture factors Demographic Factors Survey Responses – Benefits Survey Responses – Strategies Organizational Culture- development Plan Organizational Culture- task group assignments Organizational Culture- Career development program Organizational Culture- New project assignment Organizational Culture- Supervisor communication Organizational Culture- value of diversity Organizational Culture- openness and trust Organizational Culture- fairness and respect Organizational Culture- supervisor listening...
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