Influence of Flexible Working-Time Arrangements on Faculty Satisfaction and Human Resource Retention at Amman Arab University in Jordan

Mohammed Mufaddy Al-Kasasbeh

Abstract


This study aims at measuring the influence of flexible working-time arrangements on faculty satisfaction and human resource retention. A questionnaire was developed to collect data from all full-time faculty at Amman Arab University in Jordan which consists of 113 faculty members. 83 valid questionnaires were analyzed which encompass (73.5%) from all full-time faculty.

The most findings of the study are:

-        Faculty perceptions about components of flexible working-time arrangements in Amman Arab University are high, except the paragraphs relating to uploading of courses materials on e-learning system from home, and interacting with students on the e-learning system from home, which the relative importance of each is moderate.

-        Faculty perceptions about their satisfaction components in Amman Arab University are high, except the paragraphs relating to satisfaction with the system of incentives, compensation, promotion, and the opportunities of participation in decision-making which the relative importance of each is moderate.

-        Faculty perceptions about human resource retention components in Amman Arab University are high, except the paragraphs relating to University attention to job security, salaries relative to competitive universities, additional benefits, and career planning which the relative importance of each is moderate.

-        There is a statistical influence of flexible working hours on faculty satisfaction and human resource retention.

-        There is no statistical influence of compressed week and telecommuting on faculty satisfaction and human resource retention

Based on the findings of the study, a set of recommendations was proposed to enhance faculty satisfaction and human resource retention in Amman Arab University.

 

 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijhrs.v6i3.9856

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