1Understanding Employee Engagement

Introduction

A group of companies has twice the stock market performance of their peers. They innovate more, deliver better customer service and have half the employee turnover. They rebel against the status quo by treating people differently, and they've been rewarded with productivity and bottom‐line results that leave other companies behind. They are the companies with the most engaged workforces—measured and tracked by numerous surveys and indexes, with the data proving the connection to real business results.

These companies have found a way to build an engaging culture—a culture where hard‐working people thrive in jobs with challenge ...

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