The Role of Gender in Employee Retention: A Study of Private Hospitals in Karachi

Fouzia Nasir, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Riaz

Abstract


The retaining and draining talent has been the most perplexing saga for the organizations. The corporate arena remained the battlefield between these two positive and negative challenges. In this regard, several strategies are devised by offering lucrative benefits to the talent to stick around with the organization. The objective of this study was to analyse the role of Gender in retention, with specific reference to the private hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan. The study further intended to answer if Private hospitals inclined more to retain male or female employees. Employee’s retention policies are planned to increase the employment agreement and decrease the ample expenses concerned with recruiting and training the employees. After implementing managerial behaviour concepts organization can improve retention charges and reduce the related expenses of high turnover. A descriptive, causal study was carried out using purposive sampling to conduct an interview with 50 employees with the help of a structured questionnaire. Data were analysed through SPSS applying Regression model to identify key factors influencing employee retention. The two leading hospitals were the focus of the study. The study found the health care organizations had a particularly subjective approach while allocating salaries among male, female employees.  Therefore, it recommends to all organizations whether services or industrial, that the improved job setting by no inequity lead to rises the efficiency of the workers as well as of a business.


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Employee retention, Health care services, Health care organizations

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