Educational leader
Urban education
Faculty turnover

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Akhter, F. (2020). FREQUENT FACULTY TURNOVER: CHALLENGE FOR HEIS IN URBAN AREAS OF PAKISTAN. Global Journal for Management and Administrative Sciences, 1(2), 39–48.


There is a rapid growth in Higher Education Institution (HEIs) of Pakistan in couple of years. These HEIs need qualified faculty to produce quality alumni, however somehow or the other retention of quality faculty is a challenge for HEIs. This research is carried out with an endeavors to find out the causes of frequently turnover of faculty in Higher Education Institution (HEIs) in Karachi. 22 item questionnaires were used to collect the data from the faculty of renowned private sector HEIs of Karachi. For the sample of 280 Multiple Regression Analysis and Principal Component Factor Analysis were applied to interrogate the hypotheses. Results indicated that there is a significant relationship between career progression and the faculty turnover whereas Compensation & benefits and job stress have insignificant impact.


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