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It's no coincidence that the same companies show up every year at the top of esteemed publications' rankings for "Most Admired," "Most Innovative," "Fastest Growing," and "Highest Shareholder Return." One thing that many of the persistent winners share in common is a host of leadership habits that make these organizations great places to work, proving that managers can learn a lot from the dairy farmer's rule of thumb: "Contented cows give better milk."
In this revised and expanded edition of a book that absolutely, positively makes the case that treating people right is one of the best things any business can do for its bottom line, Contented Cows STILL Give Better Milk offers sound, practical advice for improving business outcomes through a focused, engaged, capably led workforce. It offers updated case studies and inspiring examples from real organizations that make employee engagement a vital part of their business strategy. Takeaways include:
Direct from the horse's, er, cow's mouth, Contented Cows will give you the tools and wisdom you need to foster a fully engaged workforce that helps your company outgrow, outearn, and outperform the competition.--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
As a military trained person and having worked in many organizations outside of the military,the content of this book resonated with me. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Major tech
great insights and great examples to prove the point. drives in what and how the employee engagement is beuond mere lip servicePublished on February 22, 2013 by N.Srikant
Bill and Richard absolutely nailed it!!
This book provided me the tools to craft an eye opening presentation on the leadership, hiring practices and the simple the truth... Read more
Are your people fully engaged and focused on giving their best effort or are they doing only enough to keep them employed? Read morePublished on August 19, 2012 by W. Laughlin
This book was interesting, easy to read and informative. The authors did a great job! They definately make the case for taking care of employees to increase productivity.Published on November 8, 2011 by Missy
"Contented Cows" is an insightful perspective on the importance of relationship-building in the workplace (and in all our other roles with human interaction). Read morePublished on July 7, 2011 by J. E. Haubenreich
A very sound and enlightening Leadership/ Management book. Great insight into "employee relations" and "productivity". This book is very honest and straightforward. Read morePublished on April 3, 2009 by Amazon Customer