Turnover Tendencies Among Workers

  • Marek Botek
Conference paper
Part of the Eurasian Studies in Business and Economics book series (EBES, volume 9)


The literature often studies turnover and the reasons underlying it. This is logical as high turnover not only increases costs, but also means that employees represent a threat to the original company if they go to competitors. The most frequent reason for high turnover is perhaps dissatisfaction with work, but the influence of other factors has also been studied. In spite of the breadth of research, the results are very often ambiguous. This article is focused on turnover tendencies in two plants operated by a ceramic company in the Czech Republic. Among the sample of workers, the study examined the impact of expectations of work, training pursued and age. Dependence was confirmed only between work expectations and turnover tendencies in one of the two plants. Statistically, it is only possible to confirm/reject those aspects that are currently relevant. However, it is possible that turnover tendencies are influenced by more factors with a cumulative impact. Managers and HR managers should therefore pay attention to all potential aspects of risk.


Turnover Satisfaction Ceramic plant Questionnaire Czech Republic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and ManagementUniversity of Chemistry and Technology PraguePragueCzech Republic

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