Citations with the tag: LABOR turnover -- Management

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  • Taming turnover.
    CAUSA, JACK // Internal Auditor; Apr99, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p26 

    Offers suggestions to internal auditing departments in keeping talented staff during turnover. Cause of retention problem; Benefit of conducting operational and financial audits; Devices that can help increase efficiency and foster employee satisfaction.

  • Reduce turnover with realistic job previews.
    Roth, Patricia G.; Roth, Philip L. // CPA Journal; Sep95, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p68 

    Discusses `realistic job preview' (RJP), a technique used by human resource managers to reduce employee turnover in public accounting firms. Realistic job previews defined; Benefit of using RJP; How RJP works; Development and implementation of RJP; Spirit of RJP.

  • Turn down turnover to turn up profit.
    Lifson, Kal // Chain Store Age; Nov96, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p64 

    Presents tips on how retail stores can reduce employee turnover. Costs of turnover; Missed sales; Realistic job preview; Scored application; Personality screening; Reliability screening.

  • Employers work toward being employee-friendly.
    Lifson, Kal // National Home Center News; 08/10/98, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p79 

    Presents information on the benefit packages of companies to retain employees. Annual turnover of employees in stores; Recommendation of the consulting firm Senn Delaney for its retal clients; How Church's Builder Wholesale gained the loyalty of its employees.

  • Managing IT turnover.
    Alexander, Steve // InfoWorld; 07/06/98, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p85 

    Presents advice on how to manage turnover among information technology employees. Includes the calculation of turnover rate; Determination of the causes of high turnover rates; Options to high salaries; Creation of incentive programs; Reasons for employees' departure from companies. INSET: Can...

  • Untraditionally old-fashioned.
    Lee, Karen // Employee Benefit News; Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p1 

    Discusses the reasons for the low employee turnover rate of Chatsworth Products Inc. Practice of the company in promoting family values as an employee benefit; Traditional forms of benefits; Products and services of Chatsworth.

  • Employee Turnover and Retention Strategies: An Empirical Study of Public Sector Organizations of Pakistan.
    Safdar Rehman, M. // Global Journal of Management & Business Research; Jan2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p83 

    It has been observed that employee turnover, especially amongst public sector organizations, is becoming a problem which costs a lot of money, efforts and energy. This problem might be a major obstacle for HR professionals in formulation of their HR policies. This study aims to identify the main...

  • Untraditionally old-fashioned.
    Lee, Karen // Employee Benefit News; Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p1 

    Discusses the reasons for the low employee turnover rate of Chatsworth Products Inc. Practice of the company in promoting family values as an employee benefit; Traditional forms of benefits; Products and services of Chatsworth.

    Lee, Karen // People Management; 5/7/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p13 

    This section offers online news briefs on human resources (HR) management, including HR professionals becoming a talent advocate, benefits of coaching external clients and a reward program that trimmed labor turnover at Thorntons.

  • Tackling turnover.
    Thomas, Daniel // Personnel Today; 5/25/2010, p12 

    The article offers suggestions on how to handle the staff turnover in an organization. It mentions that human resources (HR) professionals need to work on staff retention by adding pension scheme provision and setting benchmark in company's policy. According to the IRS research report, nine...

  • Measuring Turnover.
    Thomas, Daniel // HR Magazine; Jul2013, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p16 

    The article reports on the results of a study conducted by the American Management Association's (AMA) Enterprise division, which found that only 42 percent of U.S. organizations have a formal process for tracking employee turnover, while twelve percent do not track turnover at all.

  • Top 10 Reasons Good Employees Quit.
    Charney, Dan // Material Handling Management; Oct2008, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p48 

    The article provides information on the top 10 reasons why good employees quit in their jobs. The U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics outlines the number of turnovers in organizations and emphasizes its impact not only financially, but also the employee's morale. The bad morale of the...

    Masse, Benjamin L. // America; 12/5/1942, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p232 

    The article looks at the manpower mobilization as the toughest problem in the U.S. The author mentions that Management-Labor Policy Committee has pointed out that the need for new worker is complicated by the nation's labor requirement that are concentrated in few war production centers and the...

  • Okay, Now That We've Hired Them….
    Dennis // Exchange (19460406); Jan/Feb2008, Issue 179, p74 

    The article reports on a research findings concerning the enhancement of abilities in work-related areas on staff recruitment and retention. The two test cities where the research was conducted were Atlanta in Georgia and Phoenix in Arizona. The Atlanta study used a hypothetical statement that...

  • Make employees feel as if they got a raise.
    Hiryak, Holly // Hospital Access Management; Oct2008, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p116 

    The article offers suggestions from James Hicks, patient access manager at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, North Carolina, on how to reduce patient access manager turnover. He argues that turnover causes staffing stress which leads to more turnovers. Hicks' propositions...

  • Rhetoric and Reality of Disabilities Management in Organisations: A Strategy to Manage Employee Turnover.
    Ongori, Henry; Agolla, Joseph Evans // International Journal of Learning & Development; 2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p509 

    In this era of competition, management is interested in attracting and retaining competent employees in their organisations. In addition, management and other stakeholders are worried on how to manage workforce with disability effectively in their organisation. Employee disability is one element...

  • Changes in the Role of Supervisors in Managerial Leadership Theories: An Historical Perspective.
    Dike, Duane W. // International Journal of Management; Sep2012, Vol. 29, p189 

    Leadership theories have changed since WWII such that front-line supervisor behavior in the 21st Century is now considered the most important factor of how an organization's culture is communicated to employees. Perspectives on morale and employee turnover from a management frame of reference...

  • How to Lower Staff Turnover.
    Noland, Tony // Ward's Dealer Business; Feb2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p32 

    The article focuses on how automobile dealers manage to decrease staff turnover in the U.S. in 2011. Details regarding some section of the financial statement of Ford Motor Co. are discussed wherein the tenure of their sales personnel and service advisors is being monitored. It also states that...

  • Predicting Voluntary Managerial Trainee Turnover in a Large Retailing Organization from Information on an Employment Application Blank.
    Gable, Myron; Hollon, Charles J. // Journal of Retailing; Winter84, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p43 

    While the management of employee turnover has generated much interest in the nonretail sector, there has been little research in the retail sector. This paper reports the results of a study that examines whether voluntary turnover among managerial trainees in a large national retailing firm can...

    FEWELL, JESSE // PM Network; Jun2014, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p22 

    The author offers opinions on risk management in project management. Agile management techniques are said to be the most effective means of coping with the most common project risks including vague requirements set for a project, employee turnover within a project and poor communication between...

  • Navigating Workforce Challenges in New Ways.
    Pace, Ann // T+D; Nov2012, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p24 

    The article considers personnel management at U.S. government agencies. A study conducted by the consulting firm Grant Thornton LLP and the organization Partnership for Public service in which personnel managers were interviewed is considered. Increased labor turnover at U.S. agencies is noted....

  • Executing Growth Strategies in China: Perspectives on People and Organization.
    Eyring, Alison R. // People & Strategy; 2008, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p16 

    This article discusses business planning strategies to spur growth in China. Issues relating to human resources management during the development of business opportunities in China. The importance of investment in employee screening, training and retention in a growing economy are noted. The...

    Ballinger, Gary; Craig, Elizabeth; Cross, Rob; Gray, Peter // California Management Review; Summer2011, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p111 

    The article presents management research on the use of network analysis of employee social and business networks to reduce the costs of labor turnover. Companies and organizations of varying sizes are studied to assess informal employee networks. Executives of those organizations are then...

  • Short-Term Parking for Car CMOs.
    Solman, Gregory; McMains, Andrew // Adweek; 6/4/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 23, p8 

    The article reports on the employment turnover rate among automotive industry chief marketing officers (CMOs). The position of CMO is known for its high turnover rate, but the author reports that auto makers Hyundai, Volkswagen, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors, and Chrysler have all...

  • Productivity in a Complex Product Mix.
    Sohail, Saqib; Hergeth, Helmut // AATCC Review; Mar2008, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p33 

    The article discusses productivity research of textile companies in developed countries. The article describes case studies by the U.S. Department of Labor that analyzed methods of measuring productivity, which included manufacturing settings, input and output ratios of textile equipment, and...

  • Influence of Motivation on Turnover of Library Personnel in Some Public Universities in South West Nigeria.
    Olusegun, Oyetola Solomon // Library Philosophy & Practice; Apr2012, p148 

    The article discusses library and information science in Nigeria as of April 2012, with a focus on the impact of psychological motivation in library employee turnover in public universities in South West Nigeria. Topics include human resource management and employee retention, competitiveness...

  • Management Control Systems in Early-Stage Startup Companies.
    Davila, Antonio; Foster, George // Accounting Review; Jul2007, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p907 

    This paper uses a multi-method, multi-case field research design to study the evolving portfolio of the management control systems (MCSs) of 78 early-stage startup companies. We examine 46 individual systems from eight different MCS categories--financial planning, financial evaluation, human...

  • Better Hires, Less Waste: A Potential Profit Bonanza.
    Koch, William D. // Financial Executive; May2006, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p29 

    The article discusses the critical aspects of personnel cost as a part of business profitability, human resources management and labor turnover. Chief financial officers are becoming increasingly aware of the need to properly manage personnel. Employees are noted for the financial strain they...

    Worrell, Dan L.; Davidson III, Wallace N.; Chandy, P.R.; Garrison, Sharon L. // Academy of Management Journal; Dec1986, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p674 

    As an initial step in redirecting research on turnover to focus on its consequences, this study examined the reaction of the securities' market to the deaths of certain key executives. Although death had little influence on the market for the population studied as a whole, when key executives...

  • Turnover As a Function of Perceived Ease and Desirability: A Largely Unsuccessful Test of the March and Simon Participation Model.
    Schwab, Donald P.; Dyer, Lee D. // Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668); 1974, p35 

    The major purpose of this study is to determine whether voluntary turnover is a function of the perceived desirability and the perceived ease of movement, as hypothesized by March and Simon. Perceived desirability was measured using the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire and the Cornell Job...

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