ESOPs - A Tool for Employee Retention

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Case Code : HROB029 For delivery in electronic format: Rs. 300;
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HR concepts and issues
Case Length : 11 Pages
Period : 1990 - 2001
Pub Date : 2003
Teaching Note : Not Available
Organization : Varied
Industry : Varied
Countries : India, USA


The case examines the emergence of ESOPs as an employee retention tool across the world in the late 20th century. The case discusses the concept of ESOPs and explores its efficacy as a retention tool.

The impact of the technological downturn on the global corporate world, the stock market, has been, discussed in detail. The case also illustrates how ESOPs were used in some organizations for increasing employee productivity and controlling turnover. It also discusses various other employee retention tools that can be adopted by organizations for employee retention.


Reasons behind emergence of ESOPs as a tool for employee retention


  Page No.
Battling Employee Turnover 1
The Issue of Employee Retention 2
Corporates using ESOPs for Employee Retention 6
ESOP Problems & Future Prospects 8
Exhibits 10

Key Words:

ESOP, employee retention, tool, 20th, efficacy, retention tool, technological downturn ,corporate world, stock market, increasing employee productivity, controlling turnover

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