Research shows that employee engagement
and passion are down across the country.
Managers, executives and officials in these firms had an engagement level of (a drumroll please) 36%,
a whopping 6% higher than the workforce.
— Forbes, March 6th 2014 "What about the Managers?"
This is not just about the workforce, it's about leadership. How can there be engagement in the workforce if the leaders are not passionate and connected ? Given the climate in the workplace today, there is a constant stream of articles, research and anecdotal evidence that 'happiness at work' is not only a rising trend, it's essential to company survival.
This is where the powerful yet challenging theme of Company Culture enters the conversation. What makes a company a great place to work ? That seems to be the holy grail today.