Smaller business organizations often struggle to find comparable workforce satisfaction comparison information. If your smaller organization is still searching for good workforce satisfaction comparisons, the new issue of Inc. Magazine may help. In its June edition, Inc. magazine has published an inaugural list of the 50 Best Workplaces for companies up to 500 employees. Companies were evaluated based on: Wallet and workplace (30%), employee feedback (34%), and performance innovation (36%).
According to the article the biggest difference between the best performers and the also-rans is how companies set and track goals. The high scorers set individual, team, department, and company goals and communicate results that are visible to all. Sounds like these companies have been practicing Category 1 Leadership from the Baldrige Criteria.