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Letter to Leaders & Swenson Insights

Benefits of Being a Kind Manager

And when managers treat employees with respect and decency, superior team performance is the result.

The American Management Association came out with a survey that illustrates how a boss’s character affects employee performance and retention rates.

  1. 84% of employees who report to ‘kind’ managers plan to work for their company for a long time;

  2. Whereas only 47% of employees who report to bullies agreed.

Managing employee turnover – especially in troubled economic times – can be as simply as applying the golden rule.

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