Kochan, Thomas A.
April 1971
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr71, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p442
Academic Journal
The article comments on a study by David B. Lipsky about dismissed employees and an interplant transfer program published in the January 1970 issue of "Industrial and Labor Relations Review." It asserts that the conclusions made by Lipsky is not supported by the data presented in his study. It discusses the limitations inherent in his sample of terminated workers. It argues against Lipsky's choice of criterion for measuring the adverse effects associated with the termination of employees. It highlights the factors that influence an employee's decision to continue participating in an organization.


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