IJSSH 2015 Vol.5(8): 701-706 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2015.V5.543

Employees’ Turnover, Knowledge Management and Human Recourse Management: A Case of Nitaqat Program

Nawaf Alshanbri, Malik Khalfan, M. Ali Noor, Debopriya Dutta, Kevin Zhang, and Tayyab Maqsood
Abstract—Employee turnover as a term and its sources have been introduced and conducted in several studies in the past few decades. The lost knowledge as a result of this turnover on a large scale as a” country scale” is the topic that will be discussed and presented in this paper. Nitaqat as a localization program that have been forced by the Saudi ministry of Labour has caused a huge cases of employees turnover. Due that turnover, the knowledge retention has been affected. This paper examines the employee turnover sources, its effects and forwards a suggested strategy that linked to HRM on how to minimize the lost knowledge that caused by the localization program Nitaqat.

Index Terms—Employee turnover, Localization, Nitaqat, Saudia Arabia, Human Resource Management, Knowledge Management.

The authors are with the School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia (email: nalshanbri@hotmail.com, malik.khalfan@rmit.edu.au, m.ali.noor@hotmail.com, debopriyadutta2@gmail.com, kevin.zhang@rmit.edu.au, tayyab.maqsood@rmit.edu.au ).

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Cite: Nawaf Alshanbri, Malik Khalfan, M. Ali Noor, Debopriya Dutta, Kevin Zhang, and Tayyab Maqsood, " Employees’ Turnover, Knowledge Management and Human Recourse Management: A Case of Nitaqat Program," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 5, no. 8, pp. 701-706, 2015.

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