Enhancing Employee Retention in Supervisory Support context: role of Person-Organizations Fit and Career Commitment

  • Hafiz Ghufran Ali Khan Assistant Professor, FMS International Islamic University, Islamabad
  • Zafar Abass Visiting Lecturer University of Baltistan, Skardu
  • Muhanmmed Jehanger Khan MS Scholar, FMS International Islamic University, Islamabad
  • Ijaz Ahmad PhD Scholar, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad
Keywords: Supervisory support, Career commitment, Person-organization fit, Employee retention

Abstract

By 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 the moderating role of Person Organization Fit in the relationship between Supervisory Support and Career Commitment. Data was collected from 264 respondents from the Banking and Telecom sector (Rawalpindi and Islamabad) of Pakistan. Banking and telecom were the new areas for the current study. Supervisory support and career commitment is the most important thing in banking and telecom. The main and for the most important object of current is to find out how the supervisor helps the employee to retain in origination. The second objective is how career commitment and person-organization fit helps to an employee in retention. The results show that supervisory support has a positive effect on employee retention and career commitment. The study further reveals that career commitment mediates the relationship between supervisory support and Employee Retention and Person Organization Fit moderates the relationship between Supervisory support and Career Commitment. The current study suggests that supervisors of banking and telecom sectors should support their subordinates to achieve their organizational goals effectively and efficiently. Person organization Fit is necessary for subordinates in organizations to complete their work and compete with their competitors.

Published
2020-03-30