Job Satisfaction and Teachers Retention: Critical Review of Indian Management Education

Job Satisfaction and Teachers Retention: Critical Review of Indian Management Education

Rupali Singh (GLS University Ahmedabad, India), Ginni Chawla (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India) and Avani Desai (GLS University Ahmedabad, India)
Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1013-0.ch007


The objective of this research is to provide a platform to researchers to formulate retention strategies for their respective teaching staff and institutes. The present study has thus undertaken extensive literature review and depicted the impact of job satisfaction in teacher's retention at management institutes in India. The scope of present study is to identify the factors affecting teacher's retention in management institutes in Indian and also to explore the importance of job satisfaction in the same. The future research direction of the present study is to engage the Baron and Kenny, 1986 model for mediation regression analysis and conduct the institute specific study for exploring the frequency of each factor in retaining teachers within their institutes.
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Objectives And Approach Of Study

An exhaustive literature review has been conducted from reputed journals, books, articles, reports, magazines, newspapers, online sources and database like EBSCO, ProQuest, Sage, and Google Scholar to build the theoretical foundation for study. The objective of literature review is to identify the issues related to teacher’s retention in management education. The literature contains a brief overview of various models, related studies on teacher’s retention, and issues related with teacher’s retention in management education are presented. Various factors are concluded and studied in detail. Research gaps are identified to prepare a conceptual framework for further testing. The main area of study is talent management in the context of teachers. However, its concepts have been derived and developed from the industry thus specific and general papers were also reviewed. The various types of papers reviewed for the study have been categorized and listed in Table 1.

Table 1.
Summary of category wise literature review for the study
S. No.Study Conducted onGeographical LocationType of PaperCategoryNo. of PapersTotal
1TeachingNational ConceptualTeaching National Conceptual 37154
2EmpiricalTeaching National Empirical 32
3International Conceptual Teaching International Conceptual 27
4Empirical Teaching International Empirical 58
5CorporateNational Conceptual Corporate National Conceptual 0236
6Empirical Corporate National Empirical 01
7International Conceptual Corporate International Conceptual 24
8Empirical Corporate International Empirical 09
9GeneralNational Conceptual General National Conceptual 0949
10Empirical General National Empirical 06
11International Conceptual General International Conceptual 26
12Empirical General International Empirical 08

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