Cost of High Employees Turnover Rate in Oil Refinery Industry of Pakistan

Abdul Ghafoor Awan


Employee’s turnover is the challenging issue for the organizations and has always negative impact on the organizations. When employees leave their company, it does not only reduce the performance of the organizations but lessen the productivity and profitability of the organizations as well. It also increases the management difficulties and hiring cost for the new people to fill the vacant positions and train them. It has been observed that employee turnover, especially in oil refinery industry of Pakistan, is becoming a problem which costs a lot of money, efforts and energy. This problem might be a major obstacle for HR professionals in formulation of their HR policies. Major factors involve in employees turn over include: performance appraisal system, organizational policies and their implementations, working environment, job growth, bosses behaviors, benefits, compensation, economic condition of the company and performance of the company, etc. This study aims to identify the cost on employee’s turnover in oil refineries of Pakistan and to suggest some employee retention strategies within the oil refineries of Pakistan. Data was collected mainly from secondary sources through the use of internet searching and downloading the research papers related to the topic of the paper. The author recommend that oil refineries of Pakistan need to review their policies to retain their valuable employees and save their cost on employees turnover.

Keywords: Cost on employees turn over, Oil refineries of Pakistan, working environment, compensation.

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