Research Handbook on Employee Turnover

Research Handbook on Employee Turnover


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Covering the period of the financial crisis, this Research Handbook discusses the degree of importance of different driving forces on employee turnover. The discussions contribute to policy agendas on productivity, firm performance and economic growth.

The contributors provide a selection of theoretical and empirical research papers that deal with aspects of employee turnover, as well as its effects on workers and firms within the current socio-economic environment. It draws on theories and evidence from economics, management, social sciences and other related disciplines.

With its interdisciplinary approach, this book will appeal to a variety of students and academics in related fields. It will also be of interest to policy makers, HR experts, firm managers and other stakeholders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784711160
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 10/27/2017
Series: New Horizons in Management Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Edited by George Saridakis, Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kent University Business School and Professor Sir Cary Cooper, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: The State of Employee Turnover

George Saridakis and Cary L. Cooper

2. Employee Turnover

Harald Dale-Olsen

3. Understanding and Measuring Employee Turnover

Kevin Morrell

4. Two Decades of Employee Retention, Tenure and Turnover

Peter Urwin and Emma Parry

5. Analysing, Monitoring and Costing Labour Turnover

Stephen Bevan

6. Employee Turnover as a Cost Factor of Organisations

Anne-Marie Mohammed, Yanqing Lai, Maria Daskalaki and George Saridakis

7. Inter- and Intra-firm Mobility of Workers

Tor Eriksson

8. Perception of Training and Turnover Intention

Choi Sang Long, Mikkay Wong Ei Leen and Wan Khairruzzaman Wan Ismail

9. Compensation Policy and Employee Turnover

Stephen Taylor

10. Turnover amongst Generation Y

Linda Holbeche

11. A Role Perspective on Turnover Intentions: Examining Behavioral Predictors

Jui-Tang Kao and Wan-Jing April Chang

12. A Diagnostic Methodology for Discovering the Reasons for Employee Turnover using Shocks and Events

Justin Purl, Kathleen E. Hall and Rodger W. Griffeth

13. Quit Turnover and the Business Cycle: A Survey

Carlos Carrillo-Tudela and Melvyn Coles

14. Employment, Turnover and Career Progress

Priscila Ferreira

15. Employee Turnover and the Expansion and Contraction of Employers

Mario Bossler and Richard Upward

16. High Performance Human Resource Practices and Voluntary Employee Turnover

Inmaculada Beltrán Martín


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