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Trust, pride and friendship make for good employers

Trust, pride and friendship make for good employers PurposeThe aim of this paper is to examine characteristics of good employers that have often had inadequate emphasis in previous research.Design/methodology/approachThis paper investigates three different ranking schemes, Fortune’s 100 Best Employers, Glassdoor.com’s Employees’ Choice Awards, and Careerbliss.com’s 50 Happiest Companies in America, to test several hypotheses.FindingsSignificant hallmarks of great places to work are an employer’s trustworthiness, employee pride and the camaraderie that should exist among workers.Originality/valueWhile there are no insights or findings that will surprise readers, it widens the debate on factors that make for good employers as well as concluding with ideas for further research. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Resource Managementinternational Digest Emerald Publishing

Trust, pride and friendship make for good employers

Human Resource Managementinternational Digest , Volume 25 (1): 3 – Jan 9, 2017

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Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0967-0734
DOI
10.1108/HRMID-07-2016-0113
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Abstract

PurposeThe aim of this paper is to examine characteristics of good employers that have often had inadequate emphasis in previous research.Design/methodology/approachThis paper investigates three different ranking schemes, Fortune’s 100 Best Employers, Glassdoor.com’s Employees’ Choice Awards, and Careerbliss.com’s 50 Happiest Companies in America, to test several hypotheses.FindingsSignificant hallmarks of great places to work are an employer’s trustworthiness, employee pride and the camaraderie that should exist among workers.Originality/valueWhile there are no insights or findings that will surprise readers, it widens the debate on factors that make for good employers as well as concluding with ideas for further research.

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Human Resource Managementinternational DigestEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 9, 2017

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