Summary of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em

Getting Good People to Stay

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Love 'Em or Lose 'Em book summary
Treat great employees like any other friends you want to keep: respect them, challenge them, value them, have fun with them, and do not tell them lies.

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6 Overall

8 Applicability

5 Innovation

6 Style

Recommendation

Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans have written a clever, candid, thorough guidebook for managers who would like to keep good people in their employ. With no filler, and plenty of insightful stories, this well-organized book is divided into 26 chapters - each one named for a strategy that begins with a sequential letter of the alphabet. Illustrated with color graphics that carry the eye to sidebars and other informative tidbits, the book offers advice ranging from professional to personal. It makes plenty of sense. getabstract.com recommends this book to anyone who manages or supervises employees, and for employees themselves.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What factors determine employee retention
  • Why managers must encourage growth and learning opportunities for their employees
  • How you can develop a workplace that will increase employee longevity
 

Summary

Why Good Employees Stay
Many managers and supervisors think that good people stay in particular jobs because of money, perks, or benefits - areas that are out of most managers’ control. But that is not true. Good people stay in jobs because of the way their managers treat them. They remain...
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About the Authors

Beverly Kaye also the author of Up Is Not the Only Way is the president of Career Systems International, a publisher of career development tools, and of Beverly Kaye and Associates Inc., a consulting and training company. She holds a doctorate from UCLA and lives in Sherman Oaks, California. Sharon Jordan-Evans is the president of the Jordan Evans Group, a leadership consulting business which focuses on executive coaching, team building, and succession planning. She holds a master’s degree in organizational development and lives in Woodland Hills, California.


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