Compensation Practice and Teachers Turnover Intention in Tigray
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Research Paper | Management | Ethiopia | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

Compensation Practice and Teachers Turnover Intention in Tigray

Gebremedhin Weldeyohannes

Compensation plays a vital role in retaining employees. Elementary and high school teachers in Tigray have always joined as an extension and summer student to Adigrat University College of business and economics which is quite different from their former educational qualification. This shifting of qualification gives a clue that why they didnt upgrade their former qualification vertically This question initiates the researcher to study the compensation practices and teachers turnover intention in Tigray. The main aim of the study was to assess the compensation practices and teachers turnover intention in Tigray. The study employed a descriptive survey research design. Purposive sampling was used to select a sample size of 259 teachers drawn from the target population of 770 summer in service. 28 likert scale questions of financial and non financial compensation grouped in 8 factors (basic pay, financial incentive, benefits, allowance, working condition, job design, involvement, and recognition) and 7 likert scale questions of turnover intention was designed to collect the data on the compensation practices related to financial and non financial compensation as well as turnover intention. Responses were collected through questionnaire. Data collected was categorized, coded, and then tabulated using SPSS. Descriptive statistics like frequency, tables, and percentages was used to analyze the data. The study concluded that teachers were highly dissatisfied with financial and non financial aspects of compensation that they receive. Thus, dissatisfaction leads shifting of qualification that why they didnt upgrade their former qualification vertically and intends to turnover. This research recommends that, the region should review the teachers compensation to commensurate the services given. The findings of this research can help the education planners in preparing compensation policies/practices that would enable teachers to love, to retain and upgrade their profession.

Keywords: Financial compensation, non financial compensation, turnover intention

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016

Pages: 1372 - 1379

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Gebremedhin Weldeyohannes, "Compensation Practice and Teachers Turnover Intention in Tigray", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20161806, Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016, 1372 - 1379

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