Engagement drives productivity… what drives engagement?

Everyone is talking about engagement.  This is probably because research studies have consistently shown that employee engagement is the common thread between profitability, productivity, employee retention and loyalty.  According to Gallup, two thirds of full-time employees are disengaged at work and this results in billions of dollars’ worth of lost productivity.  It seems clear that our current performance models are not working.  What is less clear is how to create an engaged workforce in our increasingly disrupted and volatile business landscape…  By ‘not working’ it’s important to distinguish between thriving and surviving employees.  Disengaged employees still achieve the bottom line (surviving).  They

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