Exploring the generation Y retention enablers: a case study among lecturers in public colleges in Kuching, Sarawak

Alicia Lim Poh, Lin (2020) Exploring the generation Y retention enablers: a case study among lecturers in public colleges in Kuching, Sarawak. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to explore the enablers of Generation Y retention among lecturers of public education colleges. A case study approach was utilized in collecting data through semistructured interview among lecturers of public education colleges in Kuching, Sarawak. This research was conducted on a total sample consisting of seven lecturers who were selected through purposive sampling technique. Results revealed several issues which influence Generation Y academicians to leave the institution, namely knowledge pursue, person job match, flexibility, career progression, compensation and benefits as well as hometown and family reasons. Enablers which are effective in retaining Generation Y academicians are mentoring, career development, job satisfaction, management style, working environment and nature of working style, however, improvements can be made. There are four outcomes of Generation Y academicians' retention, namely, foundation of organization success, retaining talent and institutional knowledge, establish cohesive organization culture and maintaining current clients' trust. Finally, the research paper discussed about implications towards the body of knowledge, policy, Human Resource practitioners and future research as well as recommendations to the management of public education colleges and future research direction. This paper concluded that the enablers of Generation Y retention can be utilized effectively to resolve issues of turnover and reap positive outcomes for the institutions.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2020.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Generation y, Gen y, Retention, Retention enablers, Retention outcomes, Retention issues, Academicians, Public colleges
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2020 08:03
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2020 08:03
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/33329

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