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Managers need to have more frequent, ongoing conversations with employees. But too many managers aren't up to the task.

City governments battling everything from falling revenues to rising citizen demands should view every employee as a key to success.

Opinion
by Tim Hodges

On the eve of National Teacher Day, few teachers say they have received recent praise and recognition -- a problem that persists but can be fixed.

by Dan Witters and Diana Liu

Experiencing positive emotions on any given day goes up with income, but some regions reach peak positivity at lower incomes than others.

Your employees may not know why your company exists. This is costing your business in measurable outcomes on safety, retention and profitability.

by Frank Newport

The American public has little interest in building a wall along the southern U.S. border and rates it one of the least important things the president could do at this point.

by Jim Harter

Two forces have disrupted what is traditionally called "performance management" -- changing it to "performance development."

by Ryan Pendell

Employee engagement among workers who identified as Democrats fell after the election, but has now returned to where it was.

Opinion
by Ed O'Boyle

It's important for business leaders to understand why so many people rallied to the passenger's side.

by Ed O'Boyle and Jim Harter

Winners of Gallup's Great Workplace Award, now in its 11th year, achieve performance excellence through their cultures of engagement.

by Jim Clifton and John Hope Bryant

Are students getting the opportunity to match their aspirations with the experience they need to boom America's economy?

by Andrew Dugan and Frank Newport

President Donald Trump's recent executive order about the environment comes at a time when Americans have become more worried about the environment and less worried about energy.

by Frank Newport

President Donald Trump's job approval rating fell to 36% over the weekend after Republicans' failed effort Friday to repeal and replace Obamacare.

by Frank Newport

Highly religious Americans give Donald Trump higher job approval ratings than those who are not religious -- an expected pattern, given the relationship between religiosity and partisanship in politics today.

The United Nations launches its "World Happiness Report" today. Leaders should pay close attention to the results.

by Frank Newport and Alyssa Davis

Following expected patterns, President Trump's 31% approval rating among American Jews is 11 points lower than his approval rating overall.

As debates about immigration intensify, there's a major factor to consider: Many entrepreneurial migrants are job creators.

by Jake Herway and Jeremy Pietrocini

Practicing engagement every day allows teams to accomplish more, be more efficient and have better outcomes in their everyday work. This directly improves sales and customer engagement, among other measures.

by Jim Clifton

America needs to transform the practice of management, similar to the way Six Sigma and lean management disrupted processes in the 1980s.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Most chief academic officers and provosts say their institution is focusing more on the ability of degree programs to help students get good jobs.