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  •   Walid Abdullah Al-Suraihi

  •   Siti Aida Samikon

  •   Al-Hussain Abdullah Al-Suraihi

  •   Ishaq Ibrahim

Abstract

This research aims to understand the causes of employee turnover and retention strategies in an organization. Key research findings indicate that employees have several reasons to leave their workplaces, such as job stress, job satisfaction, job security, work environment, motivation, wages, and rewards. Furthermore, employee turnover has a huge impact on an organization due to the costs associated with employee turnover and can negatively impact the productivity, sustainability, competitiveness, and profitability of an organization. However, the organization must understand the needs of its employees, which will help organizations, adopt certain strategies to improve employee performance and reduce turnover. Thus, implementing strategies will increase job satisfaction, motivation and the productivity of individuals and organizations, which can reduce employment problems, absenteeism, and employee turnover.

Keywords: Turnover Intention, Job Stress, Job Satisfaction, Work Environment, Retention Strategies

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Al-Suraihi, W. A., Samikon, S. A., Al-Suraihi, A.-H. A., & Ibrahim, I. (2021). Employee Turnover: Causes, Importance and Retention Strategies. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 6(3), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2021.6.3.893