MORE THAN 3 OUT OF 4 EMPLOYEES ENJOY THE
WORK THEY PERFORM ON THEIR JOB
During our employee focus groups, we often hear
employees say, "I wish they would just leave me alone so that I could focus on
doing my job." Also, exit interviews reveal that employees typically leave
organizations, in part, because they were not given the opportunity to perform
the work they most enjoy. Employees derive a great deal of satisfaction from
using their valued skills and abilities. Indeed, our research shows that most
have a greater allegiance to the work they perform than to the organization in
which they perform it.
SEVENTY-ONE PERCENT FEEL THAT COOPERATION
AMONG THEIR COWORKERS IS EXCELLENT
Employees derive a great deal of satisfaction from
working closely with others. We have found that, even in organizations where
morale is poor, employees very much enjoy their interactions with those in
their immediate work group.
EMPLOYEES FEEL THEIR WORKING ENVIRONMENT IS
The majority of employees, including those working
in manufacturing organizations, are satisfied with the safety conditions in
their work area. They also feel that adequate measures are taken to ensure
FAIR TREATMENT IS PROVIDED TO ALL
Employees also feel that people are treated
equally in their organization without preference to differences such as race,
religion, or ethnic background. 5) QUALITY IS ENCOURAGED. - Employees feel that
"quality" is encouraged in their organizations by their supervisors and senior
management. This is true in both service and product-producing organizations.
They also feel that their organizations are committed to satisfying customers.