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Staff retention, motivation and commitment at the China Electrical Components organisation

Introduction

High staff turnover is a major problem in Chinese organisations, especially in the fast-developing eastern regions of the country, with staff changing jobs and careers for a variety of reasons. This is occurring increasingly in the Chinese environment and can be a great cost to a company, with recruitment and training forming a major expense. To keep staff motivated and happy increasingly requires not only financial incentives, but a caring and family approach to the workforce, as well as pleasant and equal conditions of employment. These aspects tend to mean more to employees than money, although this is not to discount the motivational ...

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