To have and to hold: retaining and utilising skilled people

This report examines the ways in which Australian employers retain skilled staff as well as the ways in which employers enhance their ability to use the skills of their people. The study involved a variety of organisations representing a cross-section of industries from small to large employers. It focuses on the role of human resource management practices, including fostering a 'learning culture' and high performance work practices. The study found that while strategies such as increasing wages and family friendly policies may increase an employee's job satisfaction, the key driver in determi... Show more

Authors: Smith, Andrew; Oczkowski, Eddie; Selby Smith, Chris

Published: Adelaide, South Australia, NCVER, 2008

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 64 p.

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