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30 Reasons Employees Hate Their Managers: What Your People May Be Thinking and What You Can Do About It by Adam Snyder, Bruce L. Katcher

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Chapter 30. My company isn’t committed to me, so why should I be committed to it?

Thirty-eight percent of employees don’t feel committed to their organization.

I have a friend who owns a small, second-generation family-owned auto parts distributorship. He employs about thirty people. His employees receive orders from customers, order parts from suppliers, make deliveries, and keep the books. It’s not glamorous work and doesn’t provide the same level of pay or benefits that some of his workers might earn if they were able to land a job with a larger company.

You would think that employee turnover would be high, but it’s not. My friend rarely loses employees. The average tenure is more than fifteen years. Why?

Carrying on the tradition of his father, ...

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