Canada has a productivity gap that continues to create challenges for organizations attempting to becoming more competitive, a new report suggests.
Towers Watson, a New York professional services company with an HR consulting office in Vancouver, released a report that exposes a lack of sustainable engagement in the Canadian workforce. According to Towers Watson, organizations are incorrectly approaching how to engage their employees in a new world order.
Globally, the study says that 65% of full-time workers are not highly engaged.
For optimal engagement in the modern workplace, employers must create a combination of discretionary effort (the willingness to work extra hard), enablement (the capability to excel), and energy (the capacity to maintain efforts over time)…