INFLUENCE OF REMUNERATION ON EMPLOYEE TURNOVER IN THE KENYA POLICE SERVICE

Morris Kiambi Muketha

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Organizations invest a lot in their employees in terms of induction, training, developing, maintaining and retaining them. It is therefore paramount for managers to therefore minimize employee’s turnover at all costs. There is therefore a need to develop further understanding of the employee turnover especially the sources of the employee turnover. The reason a lot of attention has been paid to the issue of turnover is because turnover has significant effects on organizations The Government of Kenya is committed to ensure security of all Kenyan and to protect their property and life’s, to establish the influence of remuneration on organizational turnover in the Kenya Police Service. The study made use of a descriptive survey research design. The target population of the current research study was 86 disciplined uniformed officers who work in the Laikipia Police Division headquarters. A census was conducted on all the study’s respondents from the Laikipia Police Division headquarters. The researcher employed descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation to test hypothesis using SPSS version 22. Data was presented using tables and in narrative form. It was deduced that there existed a significant and strong positive correlation between remuneration and police turnover. The study recommends that the government should ensure the scheme of service has provided on how to pay police officers well in order to ensure that police officers are well paid for services offered.

 

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influence, remuneration, employee turnover, police service

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