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Retention Strategies Explored in Two Industries: A Gender Perspective

O'Neill, Gráinne Elizabeth (2000) Retention Strategies Explored in Two Industries: A Gender Perspective. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The objective of this dissertation is to explore retention strategies in the hotel and computer industry industries and to ascertain whether personnel managers believe
that differences exist between male and female employees.

Questionnaires were issued to six 5 star hotels and eight computer software companies located in the greater Dublin region. These industries were chosen because of the fact that they contrast both semi-skilled and highly skilled work
forces.

After interpreting and analysing the results it was discovered that male and female work expectations differ and that no single retention strategy can be applied to
both male and female workers.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Employee Retention
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel Management
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in European Business and Languages
Depositing User: Tim Lawless
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2010 16:19
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2015 14:53
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/230

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