The Causes Factors of Employee Turnover Intention

Zahara T. Rony


Abstract. The purposes of this research are to find out and to dig up the causes of the so-called employees’ turnover intention. The study was conducted in the television industry Trans7 as a solid and successful in Indonesia, but had high worker turnover intention during the period 2010 to 2012.From collected data, the voluntary turnover dominated by Gen-Y. This research was applied by the utilization of the qualitative method, collecting data through interviews, observations. Data obtained from the former employee, the employees is still working and were conducting exit interviews and also the employees moved to work then rejoined in Trans7.  Research pinpoints that employees’ turnover intention is due to both internal and external factors. Internal factors consist of work-life balance, political office, leader, career path, and salary. External factor is the accessibility to get a lot of chances in the labor market with many alternatives. This study shows that Trans7 do not maximized sustainable talent engagement strategy.


Keywords: intention voluntary turnover, work-life balance, political office, leader, career path, salary, Gen-Y

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