Demographic Characteristics as Antecedents for Propensity to Stay among Employees of Rosemarry Contracting Company in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Keywords:socio-demographic profile, propensity to stay, retention, recruitment.
This study aimed to investigate if socio-demographic profile can significantly predict employee’s intention to stay in Rosemarry Contracting Company in the Kingdom of Bahrain. While several factors have been associated to employee retention, very little attention is channelled to the investigation on the role of socio-demographic characteristics to employee retention. This made the researcher decide to explore the construct under consideration. The research utilized a descriptive research design involving 162 randomly selected respondents were included in the study. An adopted questionnaire was utilized as data gathering tool. The results of the study found that among all socio-demographic profile tested, only Age, Education, years of service, income were found significant in predicting propensity to stay. Gender, Marital Statues were not found to be statistically significant antecedents of propensity to stay.