Talentsage, Tuesday 21 July 2020
With continued growth in the service economy, people are an organisation’s greatest asset – but engagement remains low. Professor Randall S Peterson outlines his key tips to boost employee drive
If someone truly believes in the value of their work, they bring energy, commitment and internal motivation, and unleash their natural internal drive and dedication. So for organisational success, leaders need to fire up people’s sense of intrinsic motivation. However, according to a recent study* by the Leadership Institute at London Business School, lack of employee engagement is the single biggest headache facing today’s business leaders.
More than 1,200 managers and business leaders from across the globe gave us their views on key challenges, and employee engagement was their overriding concern. From financial services to manufacturing and professional services, this issue was the primary challenge for managers across diverse sectors and geographies.
But it really doesn’t have to be like this.