Keep them on-board! How organizations can develop employee embeddedness to increase employee retention
Development and Learning in Organizations
Purpose: This paper aims to examine how companies can increase employee retention through job embeddedness. Design/methodology/approach: The authors adopted a job embeddedness perspective to explain how different components of job embeddedness-fit, links, and sacrifice can contribute to employee retention. Findings: The authors developed a practical model of employee retention by building job embeddedness into employee recruitment, selection, training, and development processes and provided a variety of easy-to-implement organizational practices. Originality/value: This paper introduced job embeddedness as a new way to increase employee retention and developed a practical model for managers to develop HR practices for retaining their top talent.
Ma, Qing Kathy; Mayfield, Milton; and Mayfield, Jacqueline, "Keep them on-board! How organizations can develop employee embeddedness to increase employee retention" (2018). Business Faculty Publications. 47.