As a manager, it is your responsibility that your employees reply with an emphatic “yes” to the 12 questions. Positive responses to these questions were strongly correlated to profitability, productivity, employee retention, and customer satisfaction.
If you can generate positive responses to these questions then you have the ability to attract and retain quality employees. The importance of influential perks, pay, or a charismatic CEO was not established in the author’s research.
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First Break All the Rules asserts that the status quo is counter productive, and encourages management to adopt innovative approaches to employee engagement.
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Managers look inward, leaders look outward.
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Employees must follow certain required steps for all aspects of their role that deal with accuracy and safety
Employees must follow steps when they are part of a company or industry standard
Required steps are useful only if they do not obscure the desired outcome.
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This book is a result of an exhaustive study undertaken by the Gallup organization involving 80,000 managers across a large number of industries exploring the concepts of employee satisfaction, selecting and maintaining good employees, and means of measuring employee satisfaction. The approach was revolutionary when published (1999) and has become a business classic because it challenged the status quo.
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