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Infographic: How Much Does Company Culture Really Matter?

A by-the-numbers look

April 28, 2017 | by
Reviewed by real estate expert Michael Colacino

Company culture.


To the jaded professional, these can seem like cheap bouqets designed to placate and distract employees from other, more serious company deficiencies, like secretly Draconian management or quietly failing business.

In reality, there’s seldom anything inconsequential – or cheap, for that matter – about the perks a company offers.

Our latest foray into changing work attitudes finds that, when it comes to employee happiness, you can never invest too much.

Here are a few highlights:

Workplace Culture Drive Sales?

They say money can’t buy happiness, but it sure looks like happiness can buy money.

On average, salespeople identifying as “happy” in their jobs generate 37 percent more sales than the average salesperson.

And companies with a majority of happy, engaged employees outperform their competitors to the tune of 20 percent.


Team-Building Increases Retention


When it comes to co-workers, people are looking for more than just “strictly business” interactions. 50 percent of employees credit strong work relationships with keeping them more satisfied on the job.

Check out the full infographic below.



Originally published to Entrepreneur.com.

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