Looking to retain management staff?

Here’s how HR makes a difference
By Terry Wagar
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/11/2003

What effects do human resource management practices have on managerial retention? Although the 1990s were characterized by downsizing and restructuring, many organizations are now preoccupied with the challenge of holding onto managers rather than shedding them.

Using data that was recently collected from almost 1,000 business school graduates at both the undergraduate and MBA level, I examined the relationship between an individual’s intention to quit his job and the human resource management activities of the organization.

Intention to quit