The Consequences Of Henry Ford's Turnover

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Henry Ford struggled with having a huge turnover rate of his employees in his factories. This turnover rate was expensive becaue Ford had to train all of the new employees and because of the downtime in production rates when people were not working. Ford came to the conclusion that in the long run it was cheaper to pay his employees more per day in order to gain their loyalty and not have to constantly be paying to trian and hire new employees. Women were not eligible for the $5 a day unless they were single and supporitng a family. Men were not eligible if their wives had jobs outside of the house. Because Ford was paying all his employees $5 a day, he expected them to live in a manner he deemed fit. Thus, to qualify for the extra salary the
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