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High involvement human resource management (HRM) practices and employee retention among manufacturing employees

Maslina, Muhammad Shah (2021) High involvement human resource management (HRM) practices and employee retention among manufacturing employees. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Due to the current industrialized market economy in Malaysia, employee retention has become a significant challenge and requires the focus and consideration of many organization especially manufacturing sectors. Manufacturing companies in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia have contributed to the country‘s economy growth and continue to require large number of employees with specific skills and knowledge in each division to maintain its competitive position and in order to develop its national
business. Thus it is important to understand the factors influencing employee retention in manufacturing industries. This study is to determine the impact of High Involvement Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices on employee retention among employees in manufacturing industries. The main objective of this study is to analyze the relationship between independent variables with employee retention among manufacturing employees. The significance relationship was shown between the independent variable competencies, performance management and career
development with employee retention and the strongest significance relationship was competencies with highest beta value. Meanwhile insignificant relationship was shown between independent variable compensation and employee retention among
manufacturing employees. Concluding from the research findings competencies and employee‘s skills influencing to high level of employee retention among employees in manufacturing industries.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Adnan, Zurina
Item ID: 10077
Uncontrolled Keywords: Employee retention, competencies, performance management, compensation, career development, skilled workers, High Involvement HRM practices
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2022 04:43
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2022 04:43
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Adnan, Zurina
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10077

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