Role of training & development on employee retention and organizational commitment in the banking sector of Pakistan


  • Muhammad Aleem Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Zulfiqar Ahmad Bowra Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan



Retention, Training, Human Capital, Commitment, Banks


The value of human capital can easily be increased with the help of training & development because investment made on personnel is very helpful for the success of the firms in the current competitive era to increase retention and commitment level of staff. The major objective of this study is to examine the role of training & development on employee retention and organizational commitment in the banking sector of Pakistan. The population of the study consists of major eight banks of Pakistan including Islamic, foreign, public and private banks. The sequential exploratory design was followed where qualitative and quantitative data collection methods were used. Purposive sampling was used for the interview while for questionnaire multistage sampling was used. The finding of the study clearly indicates that training & developments have significant affiliation and effect on employee retention and commitment. The training & development play a very vital role in employee career growth, compensation, skills enhancement and capacity building to provide quality services to the clients to achieve organizational objectives.


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How to Cite

Aleem , M. ., & Bowra, Z. A. . . (2020). Role of training & development on employee retention and organizational commitment in the banking sector of Pakistan. Review of Economics and Development Studies, 6(3), 639-650.