International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Impact of Ideal Employee Award on the Retention of Distinctive Competencies in Public Sector Organizations in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: A Field Study of Public Sector Employees Who Obtained the Ideal Employee
Award Civil Service Bureau, Dr. Marzouq A. Al-Qeed, Dr. Mohammad A. Al-raggad, Dr.Mohammed S. Al-shura, Nasri M. Alqaisieh, Zeyad F. Al-Azzam

The purpose of this study was to measure the impact of Ideal Employee Award on the retention of distinctive competencies in public sector organizations and institutions in Jordan. Data were obtained from employees of first and second rank of Civil Service Bureau who have won the award from organizations and departments which won more than once. A questionnaire was designed for this purpose and distributed on a sample consist of 58.8%. The study revealed that there was statistically significant effect of motivating excellent employee performance, accelerating succession planning, creating a competitiveness status qua, encouraging employees creativity and initiatives, and encouraging employees to develop their skill on retain outstanding competencies in the civil service, and they respectively explain 11.8%, 6.4%, 2%, 3.2%, and 2.9% of variance in the independent variable (retaining outstanding competencies) in the civil service. The most important recommendation is to expand the award to forcibly include all employees which in turn affects positively on government administration as well as performance. Finally, it recommends conducting more studies on such recognition awards which have a great impact on administrative reforms that is needed nowadays in governmental body.

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