Making effective use of staff views

Myers, Carole; McCutcheon, Mark
April 1995
People Management;4/20/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p32
Describes the approach of conducting a staff attitute survey and how managers can make use of the data for business gain. Focus of the survey; Factors for ensuring the survey results are acted on ways contributing to the business needs; Result of the survey and its implication.


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