Motivational Practices and Retention Among Employees of Health Care Sector In Tamil Nadu

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T. Santhy, Dr. V. Velmurugan



Hospitals is the safeguard, support, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention and cure of disease, infection and injury, lessening of suffering through the diagnosis, identification and treatment of patients, and promoting the care of individuals, families and societies globally round the clock. Human element is the crucial aspect of the health care sector. It is primarily the manpower that plays most important role in this service oriented sector. These days increasing number of people are attracted to the health care industry for being the most sensitive and service oriented sectors worldwide. Human element in the health industry comprises of various medical and nonmedical staff that is available to provide curative and preventive services to the individual and the society. Thus, it is obligatory due to growing recognition of health care sector that it should be equipped with the proficient and appropriate staff requirement.  Health industry need the services of experienced and skilled staff to gain the competitive advantage, ensure uninterrupted delivery of health care services, to meet people expectations in services rendered, mitigate patients pain and sufferings, overcome complaints and grievances and to develop and expand. To that end, this study aims to examine the Tamil Nadu hospitals' Motivational Practices and employee Retention in relation to one another. The independent variable is Motivational practices, and its sub variable is as follows 'Relationship with colleagues & Work Life Balance', 'Monetary Factors' and 'Fair Treatment / Respect', 'Organizational Factors / Work Environment', 'Roles and Responsibilities & Performance', 'Positive Thinking'. Retention is the dependent variable, and its sub variables include 'Pay Structure & Compensation', 'Hospitals Image' and 'Scope for Growth & Development', 'Reward & Recognition Practices', 'Quality of Life'. A questionnaire will be sent out to 387 workers at the Tamil Nadu Healthcare Hospitals to collect data for this descriptive study. The analysis in this study will make use of multiple regressions. Based on our findings, we can say that the Hospitals sector in Tamil Nadu is characterised by a positive relationship between Motivational practices and Retention, and that this relationship has a significant impact on the success of the Hospitals sector as a whole..


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T. Santhy, Dr. V. Velmurugan