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Opinion: People leave managers, not organisations

This widely accepted maxim has a certain truth to it. Most of us are more likely to leave a role if we don’t trust our manager, if they don’t support us, or if they don’t treat us fairly. Employee retention is critical for an organisation’s success. Retaining skilled employees is important for organisations because employee turnover can result in loss of knowledge, skills, productivity and profit.  The decision to leave can be motivated by factors outside the control of the organisa