Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy


Faculty of Business


Although workforce changes can have beneficial aspects, organisations with high turnover are significantly outperformed by rivals. Indeed, employee turnover can have adverse effects on both the employing organisation and the leaving employees. The exte nsive literature on turnover has identified many factors leading to unwanted employee turnover, however existing methods of predicting if and when turnover will occur rarely offer accuracy greater than 50%.

FoR codes (2008)

150305 Human Resources Management, 150311 Organisational Behaviour, 150312 Organisational Planning and Management, 150310 Organisation and Management Theory



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