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  •   Mira Pratiwi

  •   Sandra Dewi

  •   . Hasyim

Abstract

The turnover rates among millennial employees have become serious issue for many industries including healthcare industry. The negative economically outcome due to high turnover rate can vary from direct and indirect, tangible and intangible cost to the organization.
The cause of high turnover rate has been explained in many literatures, which includes leadership as one of the factors. Many studies have been underlining the importance of leadership style in lowering the number of turnover. Albeit some of leadership style may be proven to be effective in certain organization, the shift of millennial characteristic pressed other scholars to analyze if current theories of leadership style may sufficient and fitting to millennial. Therefore, there has been a gap in the literature between leadership style and leadership traits.
The purpose of this research is to study the relation between effective leadership traits for managing millennial and its’ impact to lower millennial healthcare workers turnover intention. Teamwork is an important aspect in millennial setting; therefore, it is used as moderator to imply if teamwork may strengthen the relation between the two previous variables.
The study was held in a small-scale maternity hospital in Malang, Indonesia, with the population of 57 millennial employees. The results of this research effort may help to fill the gap in the literature about the relationship between leadership traits, teamwork, and employee’s turnover for millennial in the workplace; and will hopefully help the organization to understand better the millennial motives to stay, and to bridge understanding between employer and employees.

Keywords: Leadership Traits, Turnover Intention, Teamwork, Millennial Employees, Healthcare Industry

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Pratiwi, M., Dewi, S., & Hasyim, . (2021). The Role of Competency and Succession Program to Retain Millennial Healthcare Workers (Case Study in Indonesian Small Scale Maternity Hospital). European Journal of Business and Management Research, 6(1), 198-205. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2021.6.1.742