International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 13, Part F (2015)
Enhancing performance and competitive advantage through best career management practices in retail supermarket industry: A case of pick and pay retail supermarket, Masvingo
The purpose of this paper is to explore the influence best Career Management practices have on both individual and organizational performance. The proposed framework intends to add a leaf on the understanding of specific processes and activities that mediate between best career management practices and the organizational performance. A range of relevant literature is explored and a conceptual model is proposed and discussed. This paper however proposes answers to “how best Career Management practices can influence the performance. It is suggested that Career management practices play a very crucial role which lead to superior organisational performance hence gaining a competitive advantage. The paper can assist all organisation stakeholders to understand the necessities of career management practices at both organizational and individual level in leading to a superior and sustainable performance. Quantitative and qualitative research methodologies were used and 30 randomly selected respondents from Pick and Pay retail Supermarkets in Masvingo urban represented retail supermarkets in Masvingo. Self-administered questionnaires were distributed to respondents to give a clear comprehension of the relationship between best career management practices and the organisational performance. It was established that organizations should place high value on career management practices as this positively influence high organisational performance. The results and the recommendations of the study give a positive guide to Retail Supermarkets whose future is based on high performance and best industry competitive advantage.
How to cite this article:
Notion Mabwe. Enhancing performance and competitive advantage through best career management practices in retail supermarket industry: A case of pick and pay retail supermarket, Masvingo. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(13): 386-394.