Empowerment in the workplace should be cyclical – those empowering others are empowered as well. It has to start somewhere, though! How can you set empowerment in motion in your business?
“Employee engagement is the holy grail of today’s workplace. Everybody wants to get it right, but most struggle with where to start.
More than 70 percent of executives realize employee engagement is key to organizational success, resulting in 22 percent higher productivity and more than twice as much annual net income. Companies spend more than $750 million a year in attempts to boost employee engagement. Yet just one in three American workers are engaged in their jobs, and their apathy is costing $450 billion to $550 billion in lost productivity each year.
What are they missing? Here’s a hint: Technology alone is not enough—engagement has to be built into the fabric of the workplace.”