the amount of workers who leave an establishment or unit voluntarily during a chosen time frame, generally to fill a position in a different establishment. A high rate of voluntary turnover can be an indicator of low task satisfaction.

VOLUNTARY TURNOVER: "Due to low wages and high stress, call centers are notorious for having voluntary turnover rates."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VOLUNTARY TURNOVER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/voluntary-turnover/ (accessed April 18, 2021).