The Relation between Human Resource Management (HRM) Strategies and Job Loyalty as Practiced at the Public Relations (PR's) Units in the Government Ministries of Jordan

Akif Lutfi Al-Khasawneh


This study investigates the relation between human resource management strategies (selection, training, evaluation, safety & security, and motivation) as practiced at the public Relations department in the Government Ministries of Jordan and job loyalty (job). The study employed the questionnaire for data gathering and SPSS program for processing. A representative inclusive to all PR's employees (N=145) and major findings were:

1. Low satisfaction level among PR's employees regarding HRM strategies as practiced within their organizational units.

2. Low relationship (M=2.57) between staff selection and recruitment methods and job desirability and retention.

3. Low relationship (M=2.73) between training methods and job desirability & retention

4. Low relationship (M=2.77) between motivation methods and job desirability & retention

5. Low relationship (M=2.78) between evaluation methods and job desirability & retention

6. Low relationship (M=2.89) between occupational safety measures and job satisfaction and retention

7. No statistically significant differences were found regarding the relation between HRM strategies and job desirability and retention by "Job Title".

8. There were statistically significant differences by gender in favor of female participants regarding the relation between HRM strategies and job satisfaction and retention excluding the motivation strategy that demonstrated no statistically significant differences for the females.

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