12 Ways To Keep Good People
The Gallup Organization of Princeton NJ, of opinion-polling fame, has identified 12 questions that appear to measure the core elements needed to attract and keep the most loyal, productive, and talented employees. As you read through them, ask yourself how your organization rates on these points and the effects it might have on recruiting and retaining outstanding employees.
It isn’t that people answering yes to these questions are likely to stay with the organization. Rather, they address factors that are particularly important to the most talented and productive workers. These questions are less interesting to plodders.
For more details, read First, Break All The Rules: What The World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently, a book published by Simon & Schuster, authored by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman.
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