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Why You Shouldn’t Use 5-Point Scales On Employee Engagement Surveys

5-point scales are what you most commonly find in employee surveys (think of a Likert-type scale ranging from Strongly Disagree to Strongly Agree). In many situations, 5-point scales are just fine, and psychological and sociological researchers use them to great effect. However, in the world of employee surveys, the 5-point scale has a fatal flaw.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 23 June, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Never Ask Employees If They're 'Satisfied' On Employee Engagement Surveys

Satisfaction, a concept often measured by questions like “Overall, I am satisfied with company ABC” or “I am satisfied with my job” is too weak to help you improve employee engagement.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 23 June, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Artificial Intelligence Is Radically Improving How Quickly You Can See Improvements In Employee Engagement!

While many companies are still only attempting to use AI, Leadership IQ is actually doing it!  Leadership IQ combines its AI-driven survey practice with multiple regression analysis to precisely isolate different parameters that influence an organization’s engagement with its workforce.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 23 June, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

On Employee Engagement Surveys, Never Ask A Question You Don't Know How To Fix

Our test on employee engagement surveys has discovered that only 22% of companies get good results on their employee surveys!

Why is that number so low?  One big reason is that most companies ask terrible questions on their surveys.  And specifically, they ask questions that they don't know how to fix. 

Posted by Mark Murphy on 18 June, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22, sb_ad_30, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Quiz: What's Your Organizational Culture?

What's your organizational culture?  Is your culture a meritocracy, or do the people with the best connections get ahead?  Are people collaborative or competitive? Are jobs predictable or constantly changing?  What's more important: breakthrough innovation or consistency & predictability?  These factors (and more) will determine whether your organizational culture is Enterprising, Dependable, Hierarchical or Social.
Posted by Mark Murphy on 16 June, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22 | 0 comments | Read more →

This Chart Shows Why So Many Change Management Efforts Fail

It’s a truism of change management that it’s easier to change a troubled organization than it is a successful one. Why? Because, in a troubled organization, remaining in the status quo seems pretty unappealing. 
Posted by Mark Murphy on 10 June, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22 | 0 comments | Read more →

The Top Employee Engagement Companies


Big News! 
Leadership IQ has just been named one of the Top 10 Employee Engagement Survey Providers in the world by HR Tech Outlook Magazine! 
Posted by Mark Murphy on 16 May, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22, sb_ad_5 | 0 comments | Read more →

Tip: Test if you have the ‘Coaching Mindset’ with these 3 questions

Managing isn’t bad, but… Coaching gets employees emotionally connected to their work, so they want to do that work. The following 3 questions are designed to assess your current ‘Coaching Mindset.’

Posted by Mark Murphy on 13 May, 2019 about, no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22 | 0 comments | Read more →

Excerpts From The Science Of Managing Remote Employees

Check out these clips from our bestselling online course The Science Of Managing Remote Employees!
Posted by Mark Murphy on 03 May, 2019 about, , no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22 | 0 comments | Read more →

Video: Avoid Sounding Like A Narcissist In Your Speeches By Using The 'Narcissism Ratio'

When you're giving a speech to your team, employees, investors or the entire company, you need to avoid sounding like a narcissist...Why? Because you lose power and credibility!   

Too many leaders unintentionally sound self-absorbed (and out-of-touch) because they violate this metric called the Narcissism Ratio! 

Posted by Mark Murphy on 02 May, 2019 about, , no_cat, no_recent, sb_ad_21, sb_ad_22 | 0 comments | Read more →

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