Nalin Thesis 20 2 16.docx - Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff School of Management MBA Job related factors affecting intention to quit of skilled

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Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff School of Management MBA Job related factors affecting intention to quit of skilled workers: In case of Volan Construction (Pvt) Ltd. Submitted in February 2016 By Nalin D. Gilbert Student ID - 20079277 – MT/Cardiff MB/09/241 This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfilment Of the requirements for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA).
DECLARATION This work is being submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA).and has not previously been accepted in substance for any degree and is not being concurrently submitted in candidature for any degree. Signed - ............................................................ (Candidate) Date - ................................... SUPERVISOR’S DECLARATION STATEMENT Student Name – Nalin D. Gilbert Supervisor’s Name - Dr. Prasadini Gamage I acknowledge that the above named student has regularly attended the meeting, and actively engaged in the dissertation supervision process. Signed - ……………………………………………. (Supervisor) Date - ………………… ...... ii
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Abstract The construction industry is major contributor to the development of economies in Sri Lanka. In the coming decades, Sri Lanka government aim to sustain economic growth rate at over 8 per cent. The construction industry occupies an important position in the Sri Lankan economy as in any developing economy. However it faces significant challenges and difficulties which are unique to the specific industry. Skill Labour is a key resource that has a direct impact on the success of any construction projects. This study will analyse the present situation of the construction industry with respects to skilled labour intention to quit by assessing the need to increase the number of skill level, wages and recognition of skilled workers in industry. Volan construction (Pvt) Ltd (Vonlan) is mainly engaged in the construction of infra-structure projects in Sri Lanka since 2007. Recently construction sector has challenges to overcome. Among the main challenges, shortages and intention to quit of skill labours are taken in to consideration in this study. This research will conduct the survey in Vonlan Construction sites in Sri Lanka and will propose the mitigation measure to rectify the problem. This is a timely and need full study in the present context of Sri Lanka with the expected rapid growth of the construction industry. The research will be conducted via questionnaire survey among skill workers in the Vonlan Construction sites. This study will help to find the mitigation measures to Vonlan. And also it will helps for the industry stake holders to identify the importance of skill labour intention to quit and policy makers to formulate rules and regulation in the industry. v
Table of Contents Acknowledgement ............................................................................................. ii Abstract ............................................................................................................. iii Table of Contents .............................................................................................. iv List of Tables ...................................................................................................... v List of figures .................................................................................................... vi Chapter One-Introduction .................................................................................. 1 1.0 Background of study ............................................................................ 1 1.1 Introduction to the Organization .......................................................... 1 1.1.1 Over view of Sri Lanka Construction Industry ............................ 3 1.2 Research Problem identification .......................................................... 6 1.2.1 Symptoms of the Problem ............................................................ 7 1.2.2 Problem Justification .................................................................... 7 1.2.3

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