I understand that the topic I am about to talk about can be a very sensitive topic, but it has been a topic that I have been discussing extensively amongst my professional circles, and it is due to the interesting increase of incidents where the head of the Human Resources function is not an HR professional
Turnover is a very important key performance indicator for the human resources department, That affects the overall organization’s performance, and if we look at the major underlining reason we will have to review the work of James K. Harter, Ph.D., Gallup’s chief scientist for workplace management, people leave companies because of factors that filter through the local work environment. At least 75% of the reasons for voluntary turnover can be influenced by managers.
This was the generation that entered the workforce during the oil era of Saudi Arabia (1938 to 1960). That time was also different; having grown up when King Abdulaziz was just finishing uniting the now known as Saudi Arabia. Additionally, entering the workforce when most workers were needed as operational workers to work in the oil field, or the building of the Tapline or the construction of the railroad or joining the newly established (Military Industries Corporation), and (Saudia, previously known as Saudi Airlines).