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Entrepreneurial orientation driven employee retention: mediating role of human capital development

Inakshi Kapur (Research Scholar at Amity College of Commerce and Finance, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India)
Pallavi Tyagi (Associate Professor at Amity College of Commerce and Finance, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India)

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 8 December 2022

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Abstract

Purpose

The study explores how organizations can leverage an entrepreneurial orientation to encourage human capital development and employee retention. The mediating role of human capital development is also examined.

Design/methodology/approach

Data was collected from 224 IT sector employees in India, and analysis was done using Covariance Based Structural Equation Modeling.

Findings

Significant, positive relationships were reported between entrepreneurial orientation and human capital development and employee retention. Furthermore, human capital development showed a positive effect on employee retention. Finally, the mediating role of human capital development in the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and employee retention was also positively significant.

Originality/value

The study explores the role played by human capital development in strengthening the association between entrepreneurial orientation and employee retention.

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Citation

Kapur, I. and Tyagi, P. (2022), "Entrepreneurial orientation driven employee retention: mediating role of human capital development", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-08-2022-0158

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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