Attrition


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Attrition

The slow, gradual reduction of members in a company or organization due to retirement, resignation or death. That is, members lost through attrition are not replaced in the same numbers. Attrition may be deliberate; that is, if a company is downsizing, it may prefer to lose employees through attrition rather than to conduct layoffs. Other times, however, attrition may be a sign of a weak company or organization unable to attract talent. Attrition is also called natural wastage.
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A small group of universities have shown a disproportionate increase in attrition over the last few years at the same time as theyve boosted their enrolments.
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Martin said of the album: "The name Attrition that I chose 35 years ago for the band I was starting came from "War of Attrition", a term used for the First World War, inspired by my fascination with it all after stories from my grandfather William Bowes' time on the frontline in Ypres, Belgium, in 1917.
National chair of Nursing Educators in the Tertiary Sector Kathy Holloway said, while the attrition rate seemed high, she would like to see how it compared with previous decades and other professions.
CONCLUSION Nurse educators need to evaluate student profile characteristics in a comprehensive way when determining risk of attrition.
Most attrition happens in the first three years, which is to be expected.
It concluded that Kuwait has the highest attrition rate of GCC countries at eight percent.
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As per the study, the average attrition rate for the period from January to March 2010 stood at 4.
See our visualization for a comparison of the total number of students expected to enroll in 2009-2010 to the number of students lost to attrition by ethnic-racial groups.
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