About the Author
Dr. David Allen is First Tennessee Professor of Management at the University of Memphis. He has been studying turnover and retention for more than a decade and has published numerous turnover studies in top Management and Psychology journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, and Human Resource Management Review (see Appendix). He has also translated this scholarly research into managerial and practitioner friendly guides for the SHRM Foundation and for the Academy of Management Perspectives. Dr. Phil Bryant is an Assistant Professor at Columbus State University. His research on Human Resource Management and Employee Turnover has been published in journals such as Human Resource Management Review, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal. He has made several presentations at academic conferences as well as practitioner venues such as Memphis Society of Entrepreneurs. Additionally, Dr. Bryant has worked as a Human Resource Manager for both small and large organizations. He continues to provide his expertise in Human Resource Management as an advisor to top management teams and boards of directors of emerging and entrepreneurial organizations.