Last week, as a result of a Swedish experiment, this Article about the benefits of shorter working days. In the study, the Managing Director of Toyota Sweden explains that the experiment has led to "Less staff turnover and better recruitment & selection Possibilities". The bottom line is that people who work for about six hours a day are more productive and better able to "Work-Life" to find a balance.
employee turnover is detrimental to many organisations. Just the costs of finding a suitable replacement (recruitment, interviews, administration, etc.) often exceed a full year's salary. This is especially true when the original employee had scarce and non-transferable knowledge, competences, etc. In short: Understanding reasons for departure is important for almost all organizations.