The president of San Ramon, Calif.-based engineering firm Engeo always leaves his door open.
In fact, the organization practices “servant ,” which puts the president on the bottom of the organizational chart and tasks him with serving the employees.
The model involves sharing knowledge and expertise with employees at all levels.
Employees have access to the organization’s financial information, and the president holds monthly “noonies” to answer questions ranging from how the company is faring in the weak economy to which football team he roots for, said HR Director Valerie Davis.
Of 147 employees, Davis said she can count on one hand the number of employees who have left their jobs voluntarily since the program began.
Part of Engeo’s retention strategy: Employees have a say in what kinds of benefits the company offers.
Contact: Valerie Davis, HR director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!
Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...
We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.
The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.
" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/8247/servant-leadership-style-spreads-knowledge-values-employee-input "