It’s quite remarkable! In a world of incessant change it is a barometer of consistency. It never seems to change.
Recent surveys indicate employee disengagement is around 70%. This is what it was 10 years ago! So, despite more than a decade’s attention, headlines and efforts, we have made no headway at all in rectifying this. Why not?
There could be any number of reasons, but perhaps the first and foremost could be that the executive managers are not engaged themselves. This would inevitably make them sceptical about any employee engagement initiatives and so inhibit the outcomes. Thus it seems critical to establish whether executives themselves are engaged. But how would you know?