• Three Strategies for Minimizing the Impact of Attrition

    In today’s workplace, most organizations are operating more scarcely than in the past. Managers are often asked to do more with less. This type of environment necessitates that managers examine business processes and remove waste so customer expectations can still be met despite fewer resources.

    For many, particularly new mangers, people management can be tough; especially as natural attrition occurs. However, I have found that if I prepare for attrition, one that is inevitable, then the impact can be minimized. Here are my three simple strategies on how to lessen the impact of attrition:

    Losing staff will always create stress on an organization, but if you are prepared, you can reduce challenges that occur when “brain trust” leaves the organization. As the old adage says: an once of prevention is worth a pound of cure.