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Manufacturing Corporate Citizenship Increases Employee Engagement


Mankato, MN -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/23/2015 -- Manufacturers' Pain Points newsletter reported manufacturing high tech companies are capturing employee engagement via corporate citizenship. Profiling Intuit, makers of Quicken, the company's "We Care and Give Back Program" includes "Dollars for Doers," donation matching, and team grants. The motivation behind this program was to better engage the staff. Most companies set a Dollars for Doers amount of about $15-20 per hour starting at 10 hours, sometimes starting as high as 50 hours! Intuit got rid of the 10-hour threshold and said, "Every hour you volunteer deserves a match."

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Manufacturers' Pain Points, a weekly e-newsletter, sponsored by PDP Solutions, examines the pain points on the manufacturing floor, with employees, and best business practices. Leaders are looking for a competitive advantage and to create a corporate culture which achieves the company's long-term goals and success. Manufacturers' Pain Points brings important and interesting information to those in the manufacturing arena and employee relations. From best practices to industry data, this weekly communique reports trend data, process improvement, and pain points as it relates to the manufacturing sector.

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People Driven Performance (PDP) is a software development company providing an internal, innovative, and interactive communications system for manufacturing plant floor employees. Patented combination of software and touch-sensitive employee information kiosks bring vital and important information to the plant floor in a non-desk employee environment. PDP proves that Employee Engagement results in quantifiable productivity improvement.

The impacts of improved internal communications, via interactive design, delivers an employee-centric engagement system driving improved employee retention, best-practice lean productivity, and increased bottom-line profitability.

Unlike desktop solutions promising better engagement, The PDP solution (http://www.pdpsolutions.com) is uniquely suited to on-the-move plant floor production employees ensuring a simple and straightforward way to access key company metrics and other information. The result is full participation and understanding of the functions, status, and standing of the company. Employee communication ensures a personal responsibility for well-being of management and colleagues with whom they work each day.

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