The Effect of Diversity on Turnover: A Large Case Study

@article{Leonard2006TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Diversity on Turnover: A Large Case Study},
  author={Jonathan S. Leonard and D. Levine},
  journal={Industrial & Labor Relations Review},
  year={2006},
  volume={59},
  pages={547 - 572}
}
Using longitudinal data collected in 1996–98 from over 800 similar workplaces owned and operated by one corporation, the authors examine how workplace diversity and employee isolation along the dimensions of gender, race, and age affected employee turnover. This design controls for much of the variation in job characteristics and labor markets that have confounded other studies of diversity. The authors use the non-linearity of diversity to distinguish its effect from the main effects of… Expand
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