—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.
—Employee turnover, Localization, Nitaqat,
Saudia Arabia, Human Resource Management, Knowledge
The authors are with the School of Property, Construction and Project
Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia (email:
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com ).
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.