The TINYawards are back for 2020! I mean, c’mon, 2020 was that year. Organizations around the globe have been put through the wringer. A pandemic, ongoing social justice movements, and a divided election have tested the resiliency of companies and their employees.
You’ve tried being stern with your employees. You’ve tried talking to the managers. And since that wasn’t enough, you also tried reinforcing certain behaviors. But, whatever you do, you just can’t seem to improve the established, toxic company culture that pervades your organization.
In a breakthrough presentation at TINYcon 2018, Collegewise founder Kevin McMullin shared statistics about the effects of an engaged workforce. According to Gallup data cited in the presentation, “An engaged workplace has 37% lower absenteeism, 25% lower turnover, 10% higher customer metrics, and 22% higher profitability.” That last stat would catch the interest of any people manager. But how does an organization go about building a more engaged workplace?