Employee Engagement as a Rhizome for Talent Retention
Esther Zionia.A1, Sathyapriya.J2

1Esther Zionia.A, Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Management Studies, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Secience & Technology, Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Sathyapriya.J, Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Secience & Technology, Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 23 August 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 04 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 16 September 2019 | PP: 860-864 | Volume-8 Issue-2S6 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B11600782S619/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1160.0782S619
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Abstract: In this modernized era, every country competes with one another in their economic growth. In the phase of developing economic growth, IT/ITES Sector plays a major role. In a country every organization battle with one another to acquire talented employees and retain them. Retaining talented employees become a threat to every organization. Employee engagement is a unique approach to obtain the result of retaining talented employees. In order to be in the number one position, every organization needs support from talented employees who help in brightening the organization. Nowadays unsatisfied talented employees are ready to migrate from one organization to another organization where all the organization is ready to acquire them. This research paper, therefore, identifies the role of employee engagement in Talent Retention at organizations and identifies the relationship between employee engagement and talent retention. To find out the impact of employee engagement on talent retention, Multiple Regression were used and to identify the major programs/activities furnish by employers to retain a talented employee with particular reference to Coimbatore using descriptive survey research design. The research hypothesis was tested using Statistical tools such as Correlation, Multiple Regression, and Weighted Mean Average. 116 respondents were analyzed using a Systematic Random sampling method. The findings revealed that there is a relationship between employee engagement and talent retention. Once employee engagement is good there is a chance of retaining talented employees. Some of the top programs or activities are offered by employers to retain their talented employees are Social Activities, Celebrations, Flexible work schedule, Career planning discussion, Community Outreach program, Team Building Activities, Communication Activities, Orientation Program and Learning & Skill Enhancement program Hence it is proved that organizational climates drive the talented employees to remain in the organization.
Keywords: Correlation, Employee Engagement, Multiple Regression, Talent Retention.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences