Factoid Friday – What Is A Star Performer


A 1990 study concluded that a star performer is 85% more productive than an average performer in jobs of medium complexity (sales clerks, mechanics). A star performer is 127% more productive than an average performer in the most complex jobs such as insurance sales, account managers

Source:Hunter, J. E., Schmidt, F. L., & Judiesch, M. K. (1990). Individual Differences in Output Variability as a Function of Job Complexity. Journal of Applied Psychology

Do you have a plan in your company to create and foster star performers? If you have a star performer how would you keep them on your team? Do you know what keeps star performers motivated? Please leave responses in the comments section.

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