imagine, this is totally shocking, could it be right, people who are happy do everything better, except spend probably, what a thought….
If you learned that most of your organization was “emotionally disconnected and less likely to be productive,” how would it impact your priorities? A 2013 Gallup study found only 13 percent of employees worldwide are engaged at work, meaning the vast majority, approximately 900 million workers, are disengaged, costing the U.S. economy $450 to $550 billion annually (check out “Worldwide Employees Engaged Work” for more details).
There is a silver lining. Companies with higher employee engagement levels report better productivity, profitability and customer ratings, along with lower turnover (see “Employee Engagement Drives Growth” for more details). So how do you get employee engagement back on track?
It is a complex issue. In addition to factors outlined in the Gallup report, there is mounting research analyzing the effects of increasing distraction and multitasking in the workplace and an increasingly dispersed and mobile workforce. Although most project…
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