So a friend of mine who manages a pretty large department in a manufacturing company in Buffalo calls me on the weekend and asks, “Do you have any bright ideas on how to handle the Naysayers I have in my office?
Two generations ago, interpersonal communication was not a big priority. Married couples knew what they had to do, and got to it. The husband went to work, the wife stayed at home, and the business of family-making was executed with few words spoken.
My son shared this photo on his Facebook account. At first glance, I thought it was quite humorous. Then the hidden truth began to haunt me. For many people, that level of commitment is what they contribute to their job every week, reflecting a deeper tragedy because of the poor employee engagement levels it represents.
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Gallop's employee engagement survey splits employees into three categories: Engaged, not engaged, and actively disengaged. Without effective employee communications guess what category employees are apt to eventually (if they are not there already) fall into?