Eliška Nacházelová – Department of Economy and Management of the Faculty of Social and Economic Studies, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, 400 96 Ústí nad Labem, The Czech Republic
Alice Reissová – Department of Economy and Management of the Faculty of Social and Economic Studies, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, 400 96 Ústí nad Labem, The Czech Republic
6th International Scientific-Business Conference – LIMEN 2020 – Leadership, Innovation, Management and Economics: Integrated Politics of Research – SELECTED PAPERS, Online/virtual, November 26, 2020, published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-40-0, ISSN 2683-6149, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.S.P.2020
The contribution of highly qualified employees, not only for multinational companies, is unquestionable. Their eventual departure often has negative economic consequences, and their replacement is usually difficult and expensive. Therefore, it is important to pay increased attention to their stabilization. This article aims to find out which of the work-life balance area benefits are more important for the stabilization of IT employees in an international automotive company (n=154). With the use of the Friedman test, it was found out that the most important benefit is flexible working hours. Based on the Kruskal-Wallis test, the evaluation of the importance of individual benefits was further verified according to basic socio-economic factors (age, gender, length of employment). The right setting of benefits will give a competitive advantage in the search for new talent and at the same time serve as an effective tool against brain drain.
Work-life-balance benefits, Retention of employees, IT employees, Brain drain, Brain gain.
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