Employee attrition can be defined as the loss of employees in an organization. There are many causes –voluntary and involuntary. The case is about a small pharmaceutical company in India. Shyam C., Unit Head, HR, was faced with tough questions on why employees had been leaving and what could be done to break this cycle. While he had certain notions on why attrition had accelerated during the past year, he wanted to use HR analytics and further understand the root cause of the problem. He wanted to understand whether there was any correlation between the tenure of a person and excess leaves taken and any signs of employee exiting the company so that he could take remedial measures. .
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The case is structured to achieve the following teaching objectives:
To understand employee attrition and their causes.