We would like to thank Peter Hom and Rodger Griffeth for comments on an earlier draft of this article. Professor Russell presents a timely critique of prevailing theory and research on employee turnover and suggests a new and potentially promising way to investigate the topic. We applaud his efforts and contributions. Our comments respond first to his advocacy of rational choice models and second, to his criticisms of the unfolding model and job embeddedness. We close with a discussion of future research issues and practical implications.
Some Reservations About a “Rational Choice” Model Predicting Employee Turnover
Version of Record online: 1 MAY 2013
Copyright © 2013 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Volume 6, Issue 2, pages 181–187, June 2013
How to Cite
Mitchell, T. R. and Lee, T. W. (2013), Some Reservations About a “Rational Choice” Model Predicting Employee Turnover. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 6: 181–187. doi: 10.1111/iops.12030
- Issue online: 1 MAY 2013
- Version of Record online: 1 MAY 2013
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