Impact of Employee Turnover on Organizational Performance:
Our apparel manufacturing industries are infested with high rate of worker turnover. Large scale turnover adversely affects product quality, productivity and factory effectiveness. Due to high rate of turnover, production lines starve of operators, lines cannot be balanced and so apparel productivity as well as product quality suffers.
|Fig: Employee turnover effects in organizations|
Why Do Skilled Workers Migrate?
Causes of Employee Turnover in an Organization:
1. Group of causes that are beyond control:
- Guardians change their residence and so their wards.
- Marriage becomes impediments to continuation of service for females in this country.
- Salary & wages are not delivered on time.
- Workers undergo excess overtime.
- Harassment, humiliation & insult are used as a tool of management.
- Factories have off the clock work culture including on week-ends & holidays.
- Workers feel bleak prospect of personal growth and development.
- Discrimination exists in awarding promotion, increment etc.
- There is absence of equitable salary & benefits etc.
The following measures may be followed to control worker turnover:
- Deliver salary, wages & overtime on time.
- Eliminate off-the clock work culture & keep holidays & week-ends off.
- Eliminate harassment, humiliation & insult as a tool of management from workplace.
- Institute training of helpers to develop them into operators.
- Institute training of workers to develop them into multi skilled operators.
- Increase salary & wages based on personal efficiency & work rating.
- Streamline salary & wages after training so that worker efficiency is recognized.
- Determine salary level at par with that is existing in the concerned industrial sector.
- Arrange launch for the workers.
- Arrange for their medicare.
- Take care of the workers when they are sick, at peril & problems.
- Institute counseling services.
- Institute congenial work environment in the factory.
- Make your factory compliant one.
- Launch long term benefits like provident fund & gratuity etc.