The Workplace Study: ‘Purposeful leadership’ is key for workplace motivation Employees who respected their managers were found to be better performers, more satisfied with work and less likely to quit. By Robby Brumberg@robbybrumbergAug. 2, 2017 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.