It’s been said that “nice guys finish last,” but in today’s corporate world that theory is just not true. In fact, the companies who are known for treating their employees well—UPS, Fed Ex, General Mills, and event Yahoo—are the frontrunners in today’s economy.
“Great companies realize that employees are their most important resource,” says Ed Rehkopf, author of Leadership on the Line—A Guide For Front Line Supervisors, Business Owners, and Emerging Leaders. “They foster a leadership style that motivates leaders to serve their employees as well as their customers. This approach to leadership creates relationships—the deep and abiding bonds that sustain the efforts of the company.”