Here to stay or go? Connecting turnover research to applied attrition modeling

Andrew B. Speer, Subhadra Dutta, Menghan Chen, Glenn Trussell
2019 Industrial and Organizational Psychology  
AbstractAttrition modeling is a direct application of extant turnover research that can favorably impact workforce planning and action planning. However, while academic research enables practitioners insights into understanding turnover phenomena, there is no single document that comprehensively translates this work to give guidance as to the many practical decisions that must be made when modeling turnover, as well as how to apply psychological research to messier operational data. This focal
more » ... rticle introduces and provides guidance on attrition modeling by outlining early considerations when planning a study, describing how to mesh theory with operational considerations when identifying turnover predictors within organizational settings, highlighting analytical strategies to model turnover, and considering how to appropriately share results. Collectively, this article serves as a guide to conducting attrition modeling within organizations and offers suggestions for future research to inform best practices.
doi:10.1017/iop.2019.22 fatcat:hz6uliknbbgudaklb6qcfzud7q