The Why Factor

Winning With Workforce Intelligence

by Danny A. Nelms & Thomas F. Mahan



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/24/2012

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 96
ISBN : 9781449739591
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 96
ISBN : 9781449739577

About the Book

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To most managers, these are words heard almost daily. But what does it all mean? With consultants touting multiple and diverse survey solutions for attracting and retaining the best talent, leaders are beginning to question how it is that so many different approaches can produce positive results.

In The Why Factor, Mr. Nelms and Dr. Mahan introduce a unique observer to guide you thru the dos and don’ts when developing and implementing workforce research in your organization.

The Work Institute specializes in measuring, understanding and predicting workforce behaviors. For more than a decade, customers throughout the world have depended on The Work Institute to implement research programs designed to their specific needs and objectives. The Work Institute, as an ethical and values-based organization, utilizes the research science necessary for clients to implement evidence-based attraction and retention strategies. As a result, clients have been able to utilize workforce intelligence to reduce turnover, improve employee productivity, reduce the cost of human capital and become preferred employers.

About the Author

Danny Nelms is the SVP and managing director at The Work Institute. Danny is a twenty-year veteran in human capital management, with industry experience that includes professional services, manufacturing, and healthcare. Danny is an adjunct faculty member at Lipscomb University and has spoken on numerous occasions regarding workforce research and human-capital management.  Danny earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and completed his MBA from the Massey School at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Thomas F. Mahan is founder and chairman of The Work Institute, LLC. Prior to founding The Work Institute in 2000, Dr. Mahan was a senior vice president with the Saratoga Institute, a director of organization development with Cigna, and a general manager with Prentice-Hall. Professor Mahan, as time allows, is adjunct faculty at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. Dr. Mahan is also well known through his teaching and conference speaking with national and international organizations. Tom is an executive career counselor and advisor, noted speaker, behavioral consultant, and author.