Retention Strategies that Respond to Worker Values
- The Four Career Concepts. Llewellyn, Robert N. // HR Magazine;Sep2002, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p121
Talks about how managers can better develop their employees through understanding their career motivations. Description of the four career concepts; Development of a personal development plan according to each employee's career motivation; Application of the career concepts to employee retention.
- How to attract, keep, motivate employees. Smith, Gregory P. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);09/04/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p25
Discusses how to retain and motivate employees in diverse and constantly-changing work environments. Provision of a positive and attractive work environment; Reward and recognition for employees' efforts; Development of workers' skills and potential.
- Safeway retention success. Roberts, Zoe // People Management;8/28/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 17, p8
Reports on the success of an employee retention and motivation strategy implemented by Safeway, a supermarket chain in Great Britain, as of August 2003. Objective behind the effort; Financial challenge facing the company; Outcomes of the strategy.
- Emotional Capital Eight ways leaders can save for a rainy day. Studer, Quint // Sales & Service Excellence;Jan2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p13
The article discusses ways on how business leaders can implement employee retention. It suggests that leaders must determine employee satisfaction and act on the results. It indicates that companies must reward employees who are doing the right thing and apply her practices throughout the...
- Motivation Model for Employee Retention: Applicability to HRM Practices in Malaysian SME Sector. Zin, Sakinah Mat; Ahmad, Noorazlina; Ngah, Nazlin Emieza Binti; Ismail, Rusnah Binti; Ibrahim, Norlaila Binti; Tan Bin Abdullah, Iskandar Hasan; Ahmad Tajuddin, Nur Haizah binti // Canadian Social Science;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p8
In the Vision 2020, Malaysian government aims at achieving a developed nation status by the year 2020. To realize the vision, the country needed the support and motivation from all Malaysians. Hence, human resource management (HRM) plays an important role for the said vision since it is a...
- Key factors in keeping staff. // Computer Weekly;1/30/2007, p20
The author reflects on the key factors to be considered by IT directors in retaining good staff. According to the author, the task for proactive IT directors is to identify what motivates individuals to stay in the company. The author said that entrants to Computer Weekly's Best Places to Work...
- Make adjustments to keep valuable people in place. // Plant Engineering;Dec2005, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p26
The article presents a situation wherein a plant engineer deals with a resigning employee. Upon knowing that the employee has submitted her resignation, the engineer demanded an interview. Thereafter, the plant engineer successfully retained the employee through providing a flexible schedule...
- Getting off on the right foot with a new employee. Gray, Andi // Fairfield County Business Journal;12/19/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 51, p9
The article offers advice to employer on how to improve the longevity of the employee, increase performance and output. The employer should convey authority, command and control, interest in the well-being of the employee, decision-making skill, and a sense of future possibility with his firm....
- Talent Tips. Willis, Valarie // Sales & Service Excellence Essentials;Jun2008, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p16
The article offers tips for managers on retaining, motivating and developing employees. These include understand future needs, identifying the key talent, giving talent stretch assignments, reshuffling roles to learn new areas, identify missing skills and filling gaps, acknowledging the top...