Employee Turnover Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

Employee Turnover
This paper looks at direct and indirect costs associated with employee turnover.
# 97539 | 1,639 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 23, 2007 in Labor Studies (General) , Business (Human Resources)


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Description:

In this article, the writer researches and examines the effects of employee turnover on an organization, including the costs in terms of financial aspects as well as costs associated with customer retention. It is clear that employee turnover is very costly to organizations and as noted in the introduction of this study employee turnover rates are as high as 23.4% in some industries, which demonstrates a very large financial cost to these organizations. As demonstrated by this report, the costs associated with employee turnover are costs both of the direct and indirect nature. The writer concludes that there are methods of avoiding employee turnover which are briefly touched upon within the scope of this present research. The writer further concludes that there are methods that hold promise for the organization in the reduction of employee turnover and the costs in terms of finance and productivity that the organization suffers due to employee turnover.

Outline:
Objective
Introduction
Costs Associated with Employee Turnover
Causes of Employee Turnover
Comprehensive Cost Calculation
Calculation of Losses Associated with Employee Turnover
Strategies for Avoiding Employee Turnover
Summary and Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Berger, L.A. and Berger, D.R. (2004) The talent management handbook: Creating Organizational excellence by Identifying, developing, and promoting your best people. New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Bliss, William G. (2007) Cost of Employee Turnover - The Advisor. Online available at: http://www.isquare.com/turnover.cfm.
  • Thomas, R.; Hutcheson, J.; Porterfield, J.; and Pierannunzi, C. (1994) The Impact of Recruitment, Selection, Promotion and Compensation Policies and Practices on the Glass Ceiling. Key Workplace Documents - Federal Publication. 1994 Cornell University.
  • Latest BLS Employee Turnover Rates for Year Ending August 2006 (2006) Retention Management and Metrics. Nobscot Corporation. Online available at: http://www.nobscot.com/survey/index.cfm.
  • Zahorsky, D. (nd) Fighting Employee Turnover Costs. Small Business Information. Online About: Small Business Information. Located at: http://sbinformation.about.com/od/hiringfiring/a/reduceturnover.htm.

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