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16-8-2018 12:00 AM

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Today, it is mandatory for companies to develop, retain and motivate their IT teams for the adequate performance of their business activities. However, companies have encountered difficulties in doing this. One of the reasons for this is the turnaway phenomenon in the IT area, namely career transition of IT professionals to other functional areas. Thus, this work aims to identify the main reasons why the IT professional intends to switch to another area using the Delphi-based approach. An attempt was therefore made to ascertain and present the factors to the turnaway intention of the IT professional by order of relevance. The study reveals that the quest for professional advancement, the desire to acquire new experience and abilities to remain attractive in the market, the IT operations area, prior and conscious training for this turnaway and job exhaustion are factors that have impacted primarily the turnaway intention of the IT professional.

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Aug 16th, 12:00 AM

Turnaway Intention in the IT Area: A Delphi-based Investigation

Today, it is mandatory for companies to develop, retain and motivate their IT teams for the adequate performance of their business activities. However, companies have encountered difficulties in doing this. One of the reasons for this is the turnaway phenomenon in the IT area, namely career transition of IT professionals to other functional areas. Thus, this work aims to identify the main reasons why the IT professional intends to switch to another area using the Delphi-based approach. An attempt was therefore made to ascertain and present the factors to the turnaway intention of the IT professional by order of relevance. The study reveals that the quest for professional advancement, the desire to acquire new experience and abilities to remain attractive in the market, the IT operations area, prior and conscious training for this turnaway and job exhaustion are factors that have impacted primarily the turnaway intention of the IT professional.