IJSSH 2014 Vol.4(6): 498-503 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2014.V4.406

The Effects of HRM Practices on Employee Attrition in Thailand Manufacturing Industry

Sorasak Tangthong, Jirasek Trimetsoontorn, and Nutthawut Rojniruntikul
Abstract—An empirical study is conducted to investigate the effects of human resource management (HRM) practices on employee attrition in Thailand manufacturing industry. The conceptual model created for this study will comprise of HRM practices as the independent variable, employee motivation as the mediating variable, and employee attrition as the dependent variable of firm performance. A total of three theoretically-based hypotheses are developed, indicating possible positive and negative relationships among the variables of the model. Input consists of 224 top management, human resources managers/leaders and line managers. The proposed model is empirically tested by using AMOS of a Path Analysis modeling approach. The resulted to show that HRM practices have an indirectly significant and positive effect on employee attrition as firm performance.

Index Terms—Employee attrition, Firm performance, Human resource management (HRM) practices, Thailand’s manufacturing industry.

Sorasak Tang Thong is with the Naresuan University, King Mongkut Institute of Technology (KMITL), Suansunandha University and Assumption University in Thailand (e-mail: sorasak@probizs.com).

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Cite: Sorasak Tangthong, Jirasek Trimetsoontorn, and Nutthawut Rojniruntikul, " The Effects of HRM Practices on Employee Attrition in Thailand Manufacturing Industry," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 498-503, 2014.

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