Low employee engagement and outright disengagement is an endemic problem in the US workforce. In the past few years, just 1 in 3 people have felt enthusiastic about going to work. The other two thirds are simply sleepwalking their way through the day, and are costing the American economy somewhere between $450 billion to $550 billion in lost productivity per year.
Dissatisfaction can be caused by any number of things – like poor relationship development or an inability to affect chance in the organisation. But the vast majority of issues boil down to poor management; in fact, managers account for at least 70% of variance in employee engagement scores.
In a study from [...]