DETROIT, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) announced today that it has received the Gallup Great Workplace Award, the result of the company's achievements in creating a top-performing and highly-engaged workforce that is driving improvements in its operations.
Companies are compared across a workplace research database comprising millions of work teams in more than 100 countries. A panel of workplace experts assesses the applicants' results to select the winners.
"We're extremely proud of this accomplishment," said Gerry Anderson, DTE Energy chairman, president and CEO. "The employees of DTE Energy earned this award as a result of their years of focusing on this priority, which ultimately translates into improved operations and better service for our customers."
The Gallup research looks at best practices applied in the workplace and the improved business results organizations achieved through building an engaged workforce.
"These award-winning organizations set a new standard for workplace excellence," said Dr. James Harter, Gallup's chief scientist. "They have proven track records for improving lives along with performance. The management tenets they practice have proven value in both thriving and struggling economies overall."
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