Factors Affecting Employees Performance and Retention: A Comparative Analysis of Banking and Educational Sector of Karachi

Sania Zafar, Danish Ahmed Siddiqui


This study investigated the impact of core drivers of job satisfaction including promotions, increment and bonuses, supervisor’s’ support, career development and advancement opportunities and working conditions on two dependent variables i.e. job performance and employees retention. For this purpose a comparative study is conducted in education and banking sector of Karachi. A sample of 100 employees was collected from each sector then results were analyzed through Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling. The results found both the education and banking sectors are different in terms of chosen human resource policies Secondly, it has been found that results are dissimilar for both sectors in terms of different hypotheses. Career development, compensation and promotions are insignificant key divers of job satisfaction for job performance. While, working conditions, compensations and co-workers are insignificant key divers of job satisfaction for employees’ retention. Result’s implication is different for banks’ managers and educational institutions’ managers based on significance of coefficients however human resource policies vary in different business settings. Indeed, more the job satisfaction better chance of good employees’ performance while it reduces the intention to switch and keep the human talent retained.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/bms.v10i1.14537

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