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Title: The challenges of human resource recruitment and retention in the private sector: a case study of roofings (U) limited Kampala Uganda
Authors: Nyiraguhirwa, Flora
Keywords: Human resource
Retention
Recruitment
Issue Date: Aug-2010
Publisher: Kampala International University,College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The study aimed at establishing the challenges of human resource recruitment and retention in the private sector. The study was guided by three objectives: 1. To fmd out the relationship between challenges and human resource recruitment and retention in organizations. 2. To establish the challenges ofhuman resource recruitment and retention in the private sector 3. Carrying out an investigation on how to meet the challenges of the best and qualified human resource recruitment and retention in Roofings Limited and how to go towards achieving, competence and competency, expertise, and corporate goals. The study was carried out from one selected company in the private sector: Roofings (U) Ltd in the city Kampala district in the Central region ofUganda. The study used a descriptive survey research design in which both qualitative and quantitative methods were used. A self-administered questionnaire and an interview guide were the instruments of data collection. The collected data was presented in frequency counts, graphs, pie charts and score tables with varying percentages calculated. Interpretations and drawing of conclusions were made according to the number ofoccurrences on each item. The study findings revealed that: 1. The challenges of human resource recruitment and retention should be accepted and handled well in order to recruit the right, best and qualified human resource. 2. Ignoring the challenges of human resource recruitment and retention affects negatively the company from getting the right, best and qualified human resource. vi 3. Accepting and embracing the challenges enables the company to get the right, best and qualified human resource that can propel the company to achieve her objectives. The study concluded that; (i) There is a strong relationship between challenges and human resource recruitment and retention; therefore, the management of companies and organizations should opt to take a serious concern on the challenges in order to be able to recruit right, best and qualified human resource and retain them to maximize expertise and high levels of production of goods and services. (ii) In planning, decision making and implementation of the productive activities of companies and organizations all stakeholders should be involved to identify the challenges of human resource recruitment and retention that would hinder good performance of employees to achieve corporate targeted results in a stipulated time.
Description: A Thesis Presented to the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Human Resource Management
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7045
Appears in Collections:Masters of Arts in Human Resource Management

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