A Study of Organizational Factors and Employee Retention: The Case of Ministry of Civil Service in Oman
Retaining a skilled workforce and decreasing unwanted employee turnover is an economic and service delivery necessity for organizations. A number of researchers have studied job satisfaction, as well as employee turnover relationship with regards to employee retention. The present study builds on these from a different perspective by examining employee perceptions of organizational factors that influence on employee retention. This study examined the relationship between employee retention, and core elements of organizational factors which includes organizational leadership, organizational policies, communication, team working relationships, organizational commitment. The results revealed greater insights into the organization factors and employee retention relationship, as well as it provides empirical validation of this relationship in the context of the ministry of civil service in Oman.