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Identify major issues associated with workplace turnover

Workplace turnover that is systemic is an inevitable part of doing business. Turnover that is controllable can be influenced by the decisions and actions of management. Not all turnover is bad. Turnover is good when low performers with little potential for future success leave the company.

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Turnover that is systemic is an inevitable part of doing business. Turnover that is controllable can be influenced by the decisions and actions of management. Not all turnover is bad. Turnover is good when low performers with little potential for future success leave the company. Turnover is undesirable when the company loses strong performers or those with high potential. When turnover is the result of factors internal to the company, such as work that has become uninteresting or a management team whose skills have diminished, the need for change can be less obvious and reducing turnover more difficult (Ahlrichs, 2000). Turnover creates several direct costs:
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Controlling workplace turnover requires discovering and addressing its causes. Controllable turnover can occur for many reasons, including dissatisfaction with some combination of the company, the community of people they work with, the job they do, the success they feel, and/or the rewards they receive for doing their job.

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