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What CEOs Say About HR

What CEOs Say About HR

Posted: 2014-09-19 By David Wexler

Recently, in preparation for a speaking engagement on what organizations can do to create and sustain a healthy corporate working environment for their employees, I asked a number of CEOs from different industries and different sized companies for their thoughts on the topic and the role of HR here.

14 CEOs responded to my four questions, three of which directly focused on healthy employee work environments and here is what they had to say:

Question: What five or fewer indicators tell you that you have a healthy employee working environment?

Responses varied but in a majority of cases, these predominated:

  • We have open communication (as measured by MBWA and EES results)
  • We have high employee engagement (as measured by di.....

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