Engaged employees will go above and beyond what they are asked to complete. While engaged employees take business to new heights, getting employees engaged can be challenging.
In an article from Inc., author Adam Fridman writes, “More than 85% of workers worldwide, and more than 65% of American workers, report feeling disengaged at work, according to Gallup polls. And there’s a real cost associated with employees who are not engaged: Gallup estimates that employee disengagement costs companies between $450 million and $550 million per year through bad hires, lost customers and lower productivity”.
In the article Fridman discusses:
- Asking the right questions
- Pulling the right levers
- Empower – don’t govern
Fridman continues, “a great culture happens when organizations ask their people the right questions, and connect with them in a human way – through relationship, purpose and opportunity. It happens when organizations motivate and empower, rather than mandate behavior”. How does your company engage and inspire your employees?
To read more, see the full article from Adam Fridman in Inc.