Training Practice, a Perspective of Employee Retention in Firms

Chumo Sylvia Chepkosgey, G. S. Namusonge, Elizabeth Nambuswa Makokha
2019 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
The rate of employee turnover can affect the performance of an organization and therefore employee retention is considered of utmost importance globally. Hence, this study sort to investigate the influence of training practices on performance of employees' retention in firms. The study was conducted using survey design to establish the relationship between variables. The target population was 2940 employees of beverage firms in Kenya and the sample size was 352 employees which was calculated
more » ... h was calculated using Taro Yamanes formula. The study adopted structured questionnaires to get answers of the research questions. Questionnaires were used to collect data and later on analysed using descriptive statistics and presented in frequency tables. It was established that training showed a positive correlation with retention of employees in beverage processing firms. The study recommended that beverage processing firms should involve employees to participate in decision making in order to allow them identify areas they need to be trained. Lastly, the study findings would be of great benefit to the beverage processing firms, academicians, researchers and policy makers.
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v9-i7/6141 fatcat:6gtwquuzmncj7pba72sxx5kriu