Enhancing employee retention in supervisory support context: Role of person-organisations fit and career commitment

Hafiz Ghufran Ali Khan
2021 Global Journal of Business Economics and Management Current Issues  
Using social exchange theory (Blau, 1964), the current study examined the mediating effect of Career commitment in the relationship between supervisory support (SS) and employee retention (EE) and moderating role of Person Organisation Fit in the relationship between SS and Career Commitment. Specifically, the joint effect of mediating of career commitment and moderating role of Person Organisation Fit was examined. Data were collected from 264 respondents through questionnaire from Banking and
more » ... Telecom sector (Rawalpindi and Islamabad) of Pakistan. The results show that SS has positive effect on employee retention and career commitment. The study further reveals that career commitment mediates the relationship between SS and Employee Retention and Person Organisation Fit moderates the relationship between SS and Career Commitment. The current study suggests that supervisors of banking and telecom sectors should support their subordinates to achieve their organisational goals effectively and efficiently. Person organisation fit is necessary for subordinates in organisations to complete their work and compete with their competitors. Keywords: Supervisory support, career commitment, person-organisation fit, employee retention, supervisory;
doi:10.18844/gjbem.v11i3.5434 fatcat:dkuk72yknzf77cres3xrxwlbm4