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Keeping good people : strategies for solving the #1 problem facing businesses today

Author: Roger E Herman
Publisher: Winchester, VA : Oakhill Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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"With a tight labor market and a strong economy, there are plenty of jobs to go around. It's easy to change jobs. In fact, too easy. Changing jobs every 2-4 years will become the societal norm. Employers must work counter-trend to keep their good people. This book is the how-to manual for employee retention." "Read Keeping Good People to: understand why employee turnover is high today ... and will be higher in the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger E Herman
ISBN: 1886939268 9781886939264
OCLC Number: 40602877
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 411 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Good People and Their Value --
2. The Employer's Predicament --
3. The Competitive Environment --
4. What Good People Want --
5. Why Good People Leave --
6. Environmental Strategies --
7. Relationship Strategies --
8. Support Strategies --
9. Growth Strategies --
10. Compensation Strategies --
11. Tactics for Implementing Strategies --
12. Combining Strategic Approaches for Optimum Results --
13. Focus on Individuals' Needs --
14. Retention as a Strategic Business Issue --
15. Beyond Retention: Workforce Stability --
16. A Perspective on the Future --
17. The Corporation of the Future: A Sneak Peek --
Appendix A. Behavioral Styles, Leadership Styles --
Appendix B. Personal and Organizational Values --
Appendix C. Self-Esteem in the Corporate Environment.
Responsibility: Roger E. Herman.

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"With a tight labor market and a strong economy, there are plenty of jobs to go around. It's easy to change jobs. In fact, too easy. Changing jobs every 2-4 years will become the societal norm. Employers must work counter-trend to keep their good people. This book is the how-to manual for employee retention." "Read Keeping Good People to: understand why employee turnover is high today ... and will be higher in the future; discover the five principal reasons workers leave their jobs; learn 195 practical, proven techniques for reducing turnover; and gain new insights and approaches for stabilizing your workforce."--Jacket.

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