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Determining the Level of Employee Engagement is Only the First Step….

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An April 2, 2013 article in Forbes by Susan Adams surfaced a study by Leadership IQ that found that “More than a third of companies are so dysfunctional, the best people don’t really care about what they’re doing and the worst people don’t know that they are doing a lousy job…. Companies should be worried about these findings… because high performers tend to thrive on feeling involved and challenged.”

Wow, 42%!   That sounds like a big number, but since we don’t know the nature of the sample, other than that “leadership IQ’s research base includes thousands of companies and their employees” it is hard to tell how broadly these results should be applied.
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The Power Play: Employee Engagement May Not Be Relevant at All Levels

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Expert Perspective by Grahall’s OmniMedia Editorial Board

We think that Katherine Ratkiewicz missed the mark in her article Replacing Rahm.  Ok maybe  Ratkiewicz is just trying to “engage” some HR folks into attending the Engagement & Retention Conference.  But to suggest that Rahm Emanuel is leaving the Obama administration because he is “…feeling disengaged” is just silly.   As Obama’s Chief of Staff, Mr. Emanuel is one of the most important figures in the Obama administration.  He holds significant power: granting or withholding access, helping Obama determine priorities, etc.   To draw a parallel to the business word, Emanuel is an amalgam of C-Suite Administration and Operations executives with a healthy dollop of a “gate keeping” Lead Administrative Assistant.  
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