September 25, 2023

MainStreet Macro: Chasing Growth

This week, in the absence of a video, I’d like to set a scene with words. Imagine you’re a hero, tracking a villain dead-set on mayhem. The fate of the economy hangs on your every move. Fraught with more tension than The Dark Knight, central banks around the world have been doing just that, turning their laser sights on interest rates as they try to chase down high inflation. Every decision carries high stakes, with the threat of a slowing economy menacing at every turn. It’s a fact that many economies don’t just fall into recession; they’re driven there by central banks that hike rates too aggressively.
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Today at Work: Promotion impact analysis

by Ben Hanowell

Research questions and technical notes

In the September issue of Today at Work, we examined employee motivation and commitment to their employer. My colleagues Dr. Mary Hayes and Jared Northup developed a tool – the EMC Index – to measure those aspects of worker sentiment, a project described ...

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How ADPRI constructed the Employee Motivation and Commitment Index

by Mary Hayes, Ph.D.Jared Northup

For nearly a decade, ADPRI has been collecting granular data on individual workers from a stratified random sample of people worldwide. In surveys of more than 490,000 workers in 29 countries, respondents have shared their feelings about their jobs, their colleagues, their organizations, their pay, their leaders, and many other workplace issues.

Our study reaches knowledge ...

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