Business Case for LO LO17547
Wed, 25 Mar 1998 09:05:19 -0600

Replying to LO17518 --

Doc Holloway writes:

"There are very specific costs associated with replacing people
(recruiting, orienting, loss of knowledge and information, orientation,
transitions). Your human resource people can easily find that cost for

One online resource for detailing those costs are at

See the staff paper titled "How Much Does Your Employee Turnover Cost?"
While I am not a human resource person in the professional sense, in a
previous job as an educator I have found this worksheet useful in helping
employers understand the cost of treating their employees as cogs in a

Dennis Presser
Executive Policy and Budget Analyst Phone: (608)266-8777
State Budget Office Fax: (608)267-0372
101 E. Wilson, 10th Floor

Consciously or unconsciously, one lives not only one's own life but also the
life of one's time.
Laurens van der Post


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