The history of engagement has shown:
Employee engagement (EE) increases performance (P), productivity (P) and profitability ($) in organisations.
Engagement utopia would be having 100% of our employees, 100% motivated and engaged 100% of the time. Sure, unrealistic but the ideal goal!
Generally speaking, there is a 20:60:20 engagement distribution across the average organisation, which looks like this:
Employee engagement and motivation are seen as a soft skill by many people upstairs at the big table, so to make it harder and more tangible (for the bean counters) we have researched the hell out of it. Arhhh… do we all feel better now? NO!
Many organisations spend the majority of their time and effort (some up to 80%) on employee engagement research, but only 20% on effective engagement strategies.
Organisations are challenged and getting frustrated as many of the engagement solutions they are trying to implement to improve staff retention aren’t getting effective ‘cut through’ and improving employee engagement scores.
So why aren’t many organisations getting the improved engagement results they were hoping for?
It’s a key question which leads to deeper questions in the search for answers…
As a way of staying thanks for being part of our Life by Design community we are releasing an extract of our People Glue book. 48 pages of thought provoking content on how to change the landscape of employee engagement as we know it now!