The national engagement data reveal that businesses in the U.S. — and in turn, the U.S. economy as a whole — might not be reaching maximum worker performance because of the high percentage of not engaged and actively disengaged employees. Increasing the percentage of engaged workers in the U.S. could spur a significant amount of job growth, as detailed in Gallup’s latest book, The Coming Jobs War.
- Inspired and productive
- Develop networks around their individual passions
- Gain needed support from other workers
- Create rather than churn
- Generate novel ideas that can help the organiztation succeed
E2.0 is not a panacea. It won’t address all the issues around a passionless, disconnected work force. But its a significant start.