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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2012-01-11
  • Title
    Will they stay or will they go? Putting theory into practice to guide effective workforce retention mechanisms
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Longwoods
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Stillwell B
  • Description
    "Policy makers in healthcare in all countries are faced with challenges of designing and implementing strategies that will ... produce enough health workers for a cost-effective skills mix to deliver high-quality care; attract trained health workers into the workforce; and deploy health workers where they are most needed and keep them there... ...This paper explores the reasons why it may be so difficult to come up with strategies that guarantee success and looks at what we do know about attracting, retaining and motivating health workers to get them and keep them working productively where they are most needed."
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Good/Promising Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
  • Keywords
    retention, strategies, effectiveness, motivation, productivity
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