Research: Excellence in Action

Extensive workplace survey data reveals that individual strengths are the key to maximizing performance. The Marcus Buckingham Company takes this research a step further to uncover Excellence in Action within your organization. We interview high-performing leaders across your enterprise and capture detailed practices they use to manage their teams and achieve top results.


Our Excellence in Action research forms the basis of an extensive database we develop for you. StandOut, our leadership effectiveness platform, delivers the right tips and techniques to the right people, based on their StandOut assessment results. We continue to interview your top performers every year to ensure that your knowledge base grows with you. Learn more about custom solutions of StandOut available to curate and deliver Excellence In Action knowledge within your organization.