The Impact of Training and Development Programme on Employee’s Retention

DATE PUBLISHED
July 31, 2019
SECTION
Articles

Abstract

Employee retention is considered immensely important for the long-term health and success of business organizations and to represent a source of competitive advantage as a strategic issue. This is due to the global competition for experienced and dedicated employees among businesses. The study aimed to assess the impact of training and development programme on employee’s retention. The study adopted a descriptive study design technique. A total of 50 respondents were selected as a sample from the population of a working class. The research instrument used for the study was questionnaire and interview guide. Descriptive statistics such as frequencies, percentages were used to analyze the data. Frequency tables were used to present the findings of the study. The study found that the employees generally had positive perception about the training and development programmes. Thus, they perceived the programmes are responsive to meeting their operational deficiencies. The study recommends that more human resource management programmes should be implemented to complement the training and development programme to motivate the majority of the employees to commit their working career to their Organization.

Keywords

Training, Development, Employee, Retention, Performance

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Author Details

Dr. Habu Bah-yaye Adamu

Ahmadu Isah