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Publication date: 28 May 2021

Justine Mutanga, Godwin Kaisara, Khulekani Yakobi and Sulaiman Olusegun Atiku

This study explores some of the key push and pull factors to consider in talent development and retention of competent employees by businesses operating in Namibia.

Abstract

Purpose

This study explores some of the key push and pull factors to consider in talent development and retention of competent employees by businesses operating in Namibia.

Design/methodology/approach

The participants in this study comprised of randomly selected white-collar employees in Namibia. The study adopted a qualitative research approach, utilizing online focus groups to gain insights related to white-collar labor turnover and retention. Thematic content analysis was employed during the data reduction process.

Findings

The findings revealed specific push and pull factors for consideration in developing talent retention strategies in contemporary business organizations.

Originality/value

Most of the extant literature on white-collar retention and labor turnover is based on Western contexts. The findings of this study contribute to the available literature by providing a perspective from the developing world, specifically, Namibia.

Details

Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, vol. ahead-of-print no. ahead-of-print
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1477-7282

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