Regrettable turnover

McWilliams, John, Noblet, Andrew and Cooper, C. 2008, Regrettable turnover, in BAM 2008 : Proceedings of the 2008 British Academy of Management conference, British Academy of Management, [North Yorkshire, England], pp. 1-24.

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Title Regrettable turnover
Author(s) McWilliams, John
Noblet, Andrew
Cooper, C.
Conference name British Academy of Management. Conference (2008 : North Yorkshire, England)
Conference location North Yorkshire, England
Conference dates 9-11 September 2008
Title of proceedings BAM 2008 : Proceedings of the 2008 British Academy of Management conference
Editor(s) Castel Aries, Beatriz
Publication date 2008
Conference series British Academy of Management Conference
Start page 1
End page 24
Total pages 24
Publisher British Academy of Management
Place of publication [North Yorkshire, England]
Summary The purpose of this paper is to present a conceptual framework to identify antecedent variables that impact on the quit/stay decisions of high value workers. In this framework, the unfolding model of voluntary turnover is enhanced by consideration of job embeddedness, and affect-driven approaches. The concept of regrettable turnover is introduced to describe acute forms of dysfunction caused when key employees quit. The regret is experienced by managers, and heavily influenced by the criteria used to judge the value of such individuals. Therefore another key aim of this paper is to build on the literature of turnover functionality to propose a more detailed set of criteria reflecting the increasingly uncertain and dynamic environments in which organisations must operate.
Language eng
Field of Research 150311 Organisational Behaviour
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
Copyright notice ©2008, BAM
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30018240

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: Deakin Graduate School of Business
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