This Element is an excerpt from 17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent: Why Engaged Employees Are Your Greatest Sustainable Advantage (9780137146703) by David Russo. Available in print and digital formats.
Personal respect in the workplace: why it’s become the indispensable foundation for superior performance.
Consciously or unconsciously, employees now place a great deal of importance on how the workplace makes them feel about themselves. Today, a high-quality social network in the workplace is critical to keep employees engaged. A respectful environment where employees honor one another--and are respected in return--is crucial to fostering productive, engaged employees.