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Introduction to research on Hirschman's Exit, Voice, and Loyalty model

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This article introduces this special issue of theEmployee Responsibilities and Rights Journal on recent work exploring Albert O. Hirschman's Exit, Voice, and Loyalty model of dissatisfaction. This special issue provides a forum for researchers and theorists with various perspectives on the model to present their ideas in one place. There are six original articles in this issue, and one discussion piece. While these articles do not resolve the controversies surrounding the Exit, Voice, and Loyalty model, they do provide a clear picture of the current status of research and theory on dissatisfaction in organizations from this perspective.

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Saunders, D.M. Introduction to research on Hirschman's Exit, Voice, and Loyalty model. Employ Respons Rights J 5, 187–190 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01385046

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Key words

  • exit, voice, and loyalty
  • dissatisfaction model
  • Hirschman's model
  • controversy about Hirschman's model