Voluntary Turnover and Job Performance : Curvilinearity and the Moderating Influences of Salary Growth , Promotions , and Labor Demand

@inproceedings{Gerhart1995VoluntaryTA,
  title={Voluntary Turnover and Job Performance : Curvilinearity and the Moderating Influences of Salary Growth , Promotions , and Labor Demand},
  author={Barry A. Gerhart and John W. Boudreau and Charlie O. Trevor},
  year={1995}
}
In this study we investigated the relation between job performance and voluntary employee turnover for 5,143 exempt employees in a single firm in the petroleum industry. As hypothesized, we found support for Jackofsky's (1984) curvilinear hypothesis as turnover was higher for low and high performers than it was for average performers. Three potential moderators of this curvilinearity were examined in an attempt to explain conflicting results in the performance-turnover literature and… CONTINUE READING
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