DETROIT, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, DTE Energy has received the Gallup Great Workplace Award, employing 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.
"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."
DTE Energy employs about 10,000 employees in 26 states, including about 3,000 at its downtown Detroit headquarters.
The Gallup research looks at best practices applied in the workplace and the improved business results organizations achieved through building an engaged workforce.
DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, midstream services and energy trading. Information about DTE Energy is available at dteenergy.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com/dteenergy.
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