Friday, July 15, 2011

Employee Engagement: Nobody Cares

Excellent post by Edward Muzio on the unfortunate lack of interest in engagement and the seeming epidemic of “checking out” that’s plaguing the US workforce. 
Clearly, either not enough people care about employee engagement, not enough people know what to do about it, or both. I don't know about you, but to me, "both" is a troubling notion. Knowledge can lead to interest, and interest can lead to knowledge. But "nobody knows and nobody cares" is a signal flare at the end of the road. It's an attitude that quickly converts to a pattern of behavior that shuts down information transfer, marginalizes improvement efforts and saps everyone of the creativity they need to solve problems in today's complex workplace. "I don't know and I don't care" is like the organizational flu. Actually, it's more like the organizational plague.
Read the full story on Huffington Post  & check out the video below.

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