17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent: Why Engaged Employees Are Your Greatest Sustainable Advantage (paperback)

 
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Want people who care, engage, work hard, support your strategies, and deliver results? Start right here. Through more than a dozen case studies, top workforce optimization consultant David Russo identifies exactly what great organizations do differently when it comes to managing their people. He distills these differences into 17 rules, covering everything from resourcing and compensation to leadership development, risk-taking to change management. You'll learn exactly how to apply these rules in your organization, whether you're large or small, high-tech or low-tech, profit-making or non-profit. Using Russo's techniques, companies can build genuine esprit de corps, virtually guaranteeing that the efforts, minds, and hearts of their employees are focused on the corporate mission, and challenged with producing outstanding results and competitive advantage. What's more, this book's techniques help companies attract and retain the kinds of talent best suited to their unique work environments, promoting long-term success, not just short-term "quick fixes."

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Powerful Best Practices for Employee Retention, Alignment, and Engagement 17 Rules for Developing and Keeping Devoted Employees

  • How to foster commitment, respect, trust, honesty, fun-and, above all, performance
  • New case studies from retail, healthcare, high-tech, low-tech, and beyond
  • By David Russo, one of the world's leading experts in workforce optimization
This book is about developing outstanding employees and getting them to stay. It's about building a workforce that's truly engaged, committed, aligned with strategy, and capable of incredible performance. Simply put, it's about optimizing the #1 factor associated with outsmarting, outhustling, and outexecuting your competition: your people. You'll learn exactly what great companies do differently when it comes to managing their people. And you'll learn how to apply those lessons in virtually every aspect of your organization: from resourcing and compensation to leadership development, culture, and beyond. Want people who care, engage, work hard, support your strategies, and deliver results? Start right here. Why people choose to work for you, and why they stay "It's not about money-not even now" Don't just demand alignment: nurture it "Create powerful opportunities for employees to link with vision, values, and mission" Applaud effort, but reward contribution Recognize the crucial difference between behavior and outcomes

About the Author:

David Russo is Principal and CEO of Eno River Associates, Inc., a consulting practice that helps executives build high-performing organizations by developing win-win relationships with the workforce. Mr. Russo has consulted with many global companies and organizations, including American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Minitab, Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, and the CIA. Before his retirement in 1999, he was the senior human resources executive for SAS Institute, the world’s largest privately held software company, known as a perennial Fortune “Best Place to Work” for its quality work environment and focus on its people.

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ISBN 10:  0137146701 ISBN 13:  9780137146703
Publisher: FT Press, 2010
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