African Journal of
Marketing Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Mark. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2421
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 153

Full Length Research Paper

Turn over issues in the textile industry in Ethiopia: A case of ArbaMinch Textile Company

R. Renjith Kumar
School of Management Studies, Ilahia College of Engineering and Technology, Muvattupuzha, Kerala, India
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 25 January 2011
  •  Published: 28 February 2011

Abstract

 

This study aims to identify the causes of turnover of employees in ArbaMinch Textile Company, Ethiopia. It focuses on the gender, age, experience and departmental analysis to find out the factors that induces employees for turnover.  A sample of 138 employees is taken for the study. The study shows that the turnover of employees is mainly due to low salary. There is also a lack of good relationship between superior and subordinate, training, recognition of job, evaluation of job performance, proper direction, promotion and participation in decision-making. These factors have affected the satisfaction which resulted in the lack of commitment of the employees. This led the way for increased turnover in the organization.  Moreover it is also tested and proved that turnover is more from experienced, high performing male employees. Appropriate suggestions are provided for the organization for enhancing the commitment of the employees and to minimize labour turnover.

 

Key words: Turn over issues, ArbaMinch, textile company, Ethiopia.