attrition rate


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attrition rate

A factor, normally expressed as a percentage, reflecting the degree of losses of personnel or materiel due to various causes within a specified period of time.
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Noun1.attrition rate - the rate of shrinkage in size or number
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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But that was two full years ago, and Tesla hasn't said anything about today's much too high attrition rate among managers, especially those that work under Musk.
Unofficial statistics and first-hand experience peg attrition rate in the industry at an average of 30 percent, meaning three out of 10 homebuyers would discontinue his or her purchase.
I welcome the work some universities have done to bring the attrition rate down by .03 of a percentage point but more needs to be done.
HPE does not share numbers related to headcount, but its attrition rate, says Ramendrajit Sen, HPE India's VP & Head of HR, is amongst the lowest in the Indian technology industry today.
The data shows an overall average attrition rate for the matriculated class of 2011 and 2012 was 3.85% (Table II).
But banking customers leave at a much higher rate from banks that were acquired (8%) compared with the average annual attrition rate across the industry (5%), according to recent Gallup analysis.
National chair of Nursing Educators in the Tertiary Sector Kathy Holloway said, while the attrition rate seemed high, she would like to see how it compared with previous decades and other professions.
The Indian central bank has cautioned commercial banks that they will have to put up with a high attrition rate.
Pre-licensure nursing programs report attrition rates ranging from 25 percent to 33 percent (Jeffreys, 2007; Pryjmachuk, Easton, & Littlewood, 2008); however, the overall attrition rate for the sample of the current study was 19.9 percent and included 27 nursing programs.
To compare attrition rates at KIPP middle schools with rates at other public middle schools, we identified students who left their original schools either during or immediately after each middle school grade.
After 2008's very high mean attrition rate of 42 percent, rates declined significantly in 2009, down to a mean of 34 percent, showing that the economic downturn had taken some of the HR pressures off, with 2010 data showing attrition levels again dropping to a mean of 32 percent.
This is an attrition rate four times higher than that found in racing as a whole and twice the death rate when only jump racecourses are considered.