Labor turnover and organizational performance in selected universities in Hargeisa, Somaliland

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College of Economics and Management
The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between labor turnover and organizational performance in selected Universities in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The study particularly sought to establish how labor turnover influences on the organizational performance of the target Universities. The study was prompted by the overwhelming employees’ attrition in most Universities in Somaliland. In gathering the information, the research study employed both primary and secondary sources, questionnaire. The primary source was mainly the distributed questionnaires, and the secondary sources were the library work and internet explorer. The study used for Descriptive design (comparative and correlation as research design. The target population of the research was 110 and using simple random sampling sample of 150 respondents from two different Universities and different respondents like top management, supervisor, and academic staff, This study was guided four research objectives such as 1) to determine the demographic characteristics of respondents 2) to determine the level labor turnover 3) to determine the level of organizational performance 4) to establish if there is significant relationship between the target variables. Tables were used in organizing the data, SPSS and excel application software were the tools employed to analyze and interpreting the collected data. From the findings of the study, it was revealed that labor turnover and organizational performance up to an extent influence each other, As the analysis of this research showed if the labor turnover are administrated well enough the organizational performance would be effective. During the analysis the researcher founded that mostly the management of the target Universities train, motivate, communicate, delegate, monitor, compensate, appraise and evaluate the quality of their employees but not in an effective and efficient way. And the Recommendations suggested by the research include offering employees a competitive wage/salary, to make sure that employer right recruitment process, to provide both new and old employees a training and orientation, to review your managerial style from time to another, to motivate your employees, and to develop a sense of fun and development
A thesis Presented to the college of Higher degrees and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Master of Human Resource Management
Labor turnover, Organizational performance, Universities, Hargeisa, Somaliland