Staff Turnover and Organizational Performance: A Case of Kabale District Local Government
The study was about staff turnover and organizational performance. A case of Kabale District Local Government. Objectives of the study were; To examine the causes of staff turnover among local government workers at Kabale District Local Government, to determine the relationship between staff turn-over and organizational performance at Kabale District Local Government and; to identify the mitigation strategies that can be adopted to reduce staff turnover and stabilize performance of Kabale District Local Government. This research used cross-sectional research design with both quantitative and qualitative approaches. A sample size of 118 respondents participated in the study. Findings from the study objective one which sought to examine the causes of staff turnover among local government workers at Kabale District Local Government, it was concluded that low salary payments, lack of employee recognition at workplace, poor employee working conditions, and poor working environment are some of the major causes of staff turnover at Kabale District Local Government. From objective two, it was concluded that staff turnover has a significant relationship with Organizational Performance. Basing on the last objective of the study research can conclude that various mitigation strategies can be adopted to reduce staff turnover and stabilize performance of Kabale District Local Government. Such strategies include; creating employee relations, organizations should hold meetings where employees, councilors, and other leaders should participate in decision making relating to better salary pay giving allowances to employees (transport, medical, housing and airtime).
Research Dissertation Submitted to the Directorate of Postgraduatein Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Management of Kabale University
Staff Turnover , Organizational Performance