Human resource practices as determinants of employees’ intention to leave: a study from a selected South African institution

  • Published October 10, 2016
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    Volume 13 2016, Issue #3 (cont. 2), pp. 403-409
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The success of higher education institutions worldwide lies in the quality of their employees. The study investigated the influence of human resource practices on academic staff members’ intention to leave. The study which was conducted at a selected university in South Africa, consisted of (n = 35 males = 85.7% and female = 14.3%) who completed a questionnaire on their perceptions of human resource practices on employees’ intention to leave. Data was analyzed to determine the human resource practices which have significant influence on employees’ intention to leave. Findings from the correlation analysis indicated a significant relationship between organizational culture, working conditions, remuneration, as well as remuneration administration, and employees’ intention to leave.

Keywords: intention to leave, recruitment, organizational culture, remuneration, working conditions, organizational policy.
JEL Classification: J63, M12, J31, J81

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