The ‘remote workplace’ is the ‘space’ in which there is the most opportunity for managers to influence decision-making about turnover and retention.
If health professionals make decisions about whether to remain or leave based on their experience in the ‘remote workplace’ it follows that the manager, the most influential person in that workplace, will have a significant impact on turnover and retention.
The changing structure of contemporary workforces and the mobility of individual employees, create an opportunity for managers to improve retention through creative workplace solutions.
In a competitive labour market, management practices may be the competitive advantage needed to improve retention, particularly in remote regions where demand exceeds supply.
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