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Why are good people leaving your team?

Which employees are leaving your team?
One reason good people leave good jobs and what you can do about it.

“Companies ramped up hiring in September, and more Americans — the most in over six years — were confident enough to quit their jobs, the government reported Thursday.” – Associated Press, 11/13/14

As the economy is ticking upward and unemployment dropping, retaining valuable employees is becoming a critical success factor. Employee defection must be treated with the same gravitas as customer defection.

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The science and art of performance measurement

“…not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”

1963, Informal Sociology, a casual introduction to sociological thinking by William Bruce Cameron, Page 13

Truer words were never said.  The ability to determine the right metrics, track them accurately, and distribute that information to the right parties in a format and with timing that make it a useful tool rather than a postscript, falls somewhere between a statistical discipline and a management art form.  Even when you have the metric right, the recipients of the information must respond to it appropriately, using it to form the right questions, make decisions, and take action.

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