Talent Management and Employee Retention Among Program Staff of Governance Civil Society Organizations in Nairobi, Kenya
Onyando, Antonine; R
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Efficient strategies for employee retention begin with appropriate hiring practices because motivated and qualified people have the likelihood of staying longer in the organization. In developing countries, where it is regarded as high rate voluntary turnover of employee since employees have the capacity of shifting their services to international companies or local firms, fulfilling the expectations of job as described during the advertisement and interview process is important for organizations. Consequently, the objective of the study was to determine the impact of talent management on employee retention among program staff of governance civil society organizations in Nairobi, Kenya. In order to realise the study objective, the study employed a descriptive survey design whereby programme staff of governance civil society organizations in Nairobi, Kenya formed the population of the study. The independent variables used in the study included recruitment, performance management, succession planning, training and development, career management; while the dependent variable was employee retention. The findings suggest that there exists a positive effect of talent management variables on employee retention. The study found that talent management should be integrated with the organization management process such as leadership style instead of building it as one process in order to realize effective employee’s retention. Furthermore, the study found that as a result of mentoring that lead to development of skills; qualification of employees increases meeting and to some extent surpasses the specification of the organizations facilitating specificity of the firm. In conclusion based on the analysis of finding, it is evident that there is a positive connection between talent management dimension and employee retention in governance civil society organisations. From this study, it is highly recommended that the government may consider legislating the various aspects of talent management as requirement to be implemented by the organisations to increase productivity and ultimately increase the GDP of the country.
University of Nairobi
SubjectTalent Management and Employee Retention Among Program Staff of Governance Civil Society Organizations in Nairobi, Kenya
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