Does location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation

dc.contributor.advisorGoodman, Suki
dc.contributor.advisorHardy, Anneli
dc.contributor.authorSampson, Samantha Ann
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-19T13:37:52Z
dc.date.available2019-02-19T13:37:52Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.date.updated2019-02-19T10:43:39Z
dc.description.abstractGlobalisation and the skills shortage worldwide has increased the mobility of employees, and in turn, given employees access to more job opportunities globally. The mobility of employees makes employee retention more challenging than ever before. The topic of employee retention has been vastly researched over the years and human resource practitioners have identified multiple factors which influence employees’ intention to stay. This study focuses on six variables which were found to influence an employee’s intention to stay: job satisfaction, supervisor support, compensation, career advancement, work-life balance and affective commitment. The study assessed whether the factors which influence employees’ intention to stay differed between the locations of an international financial-technology organisation, Prodigy Finance. There are 98 participants in the sample. The data was collected via a selfadministered online survey. Results show that whilst the six variables do influence the employees’ intention to stay within the organisation as expected, the employees’ perception of work-life balance and compensation differed between locations. The employees’ perception of work-life balance in London and the employees’ perception of compensation in New York had more of on influence on their intention to stay, compared to the other locations. Suggestions for future research, limitations and other implications are discussed.
dc.identifier.apacitationSampson, S. A. (2018). <i>Does location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation</i>. (). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,School of Management Studies. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11427/29685en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitationSampson, Samantha Ann. <i>"Does location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation."</i> ., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,School of Management Studies, 2018. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/29685en_ZA
dc.identifier.citationSampson, S. 2018. Does location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation. University of Cape Town.en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Thesis / Dissertation AU - Sampson, Samantha Ann AB - Globalisation and the skills shortage worldwide has increased the mobility of employees, and in turn, given employees access to more job opportunities globally. The mobility of employees makes employee retention more challenging than ever before. The topic of employee retention has been vastly researched over the years and human resource practitioners have identified multiple factors which influence employees’ intention to stay. This study focuses on six variables which were found to influence an employee’s intention to stay: job satisfaction, supervisor support, compensation, career advancement, work-life balance and affective commitment. The study assessed whether the factors which influence employees’ intention to stay differed between the locations of an international financial-technology organisation, Prodigy Finance. There are 98 participants in the sample. The data was collected via a selfadministered online survey. Results show that whilst the six variables do influence the employees’ intention to stay within the organisation as expected, the employees’ perception of work-life balance and compensation differed between locations. The employees’ perception of work-life balance in London and the employees’ perception of compensation in New York had more of on influence on their intention to stay, compared to the other locations. Suggestions for future research, limitations and other implications are discussed. DA - 2018 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2018 T1 - Does location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation TI - Does location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/29685 ER - en_ZA
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11427/29685
dc.identifier.vancouvercitationSampson SA. Does location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation. []. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,School of Management Studies, 2018 [cited yyyy month dd]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11427/29685en_ZA
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisher.departmentSchool of Management Studies
dc.publisher.facultyFaculty of Commerce
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Cape Town
dc.subject.otherPeople Management
dc.titleDoes location matter? An investigation into the factors influencing employees' intention to stay in a multinational organisation
dc.typeMaster Thesis
dc.type.qualificationlevelMasters
dc.type.qualificationnameMPhil
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