Document Type Master's Dissertation Author Chasenski, Azaria URN etd-02222012-113950 Document Title Factors influencing emigration out of South Africa Degree MCom Department Human Resource Management Supervisor
Advisor Name Title Mr M Buys Supervisor Keywords
- job satisfaction
- social and political climate
- brain drain
- victim of crime
Date 2010-07-01 Availability unrestricted AbstractThe purpose of the study was to construct a questionnaire to determine what factors affect emigration. The questionnaire consisted out of 51 items and was administered to 150 respondents who were South African citizens either living in South Africa or who have emigrated to another country. Factor analyses were applied to the 51 items and four factors were identified; these were social and political situation, work experience, victim of crime and job satisfaction. It was found during the ANOVA and Scheffé analysis that having a tertiary qualification will affect emigration. This information can be applied to attempt to retain educated individuals within South Africa in efforts to eliminate the so-called “brain drain”.
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