Gallup has been continuously measuring and reporting German workplace engagement since 2001. One of our key findings is that, in any given year, fewer than one-fifth of employees in Germany are engaged in their jobs. Right now, only 15% of employees are engaged and 15% are actively disengaged.
This has serious effects: Actively disengaged employees aren’t merely unhappy at work — they undermine what their engaged coworkers accomplish every day. This actively disengaged group costs the German economy 73 billion to 95 billion euros annually in lost productivity, according to Gallup estimates. Add the damage caused by workers who are not engaged — who put time into their jobs but not energy or passion — and the financial impact jumps to 210 billion to 275 billion euros lost.
Managers have the greatest impact on employee engagement, which makes this finding very worrisome: A strikingly low percentage — just 35% — of U.S. managers are themselves engaged, while 51% are not engaged and 14% are actively disengaged. By Gallup’s estimates, the “not engaged” group costs the U.S. $77 billion to $96 billion annually through … Continue reading
According to the Dale Carnegie India Employee Engagement Report 2014 released today, Indian employees are significantly more engaged than their global counterparts with 46 percent employees fully engaged compared to the global average of 34 percent. Large companies in India with more than 100,000 employees tend to have the lowest amount of disgruntled employees at … Continue reading
Only 13% of Employees Are Engaged at Work, highest proportions of actively disengaged in Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa
Only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work, according to Gallup’s new 142-country study on the State of the Global Workplace. In other words, about one in eight workers — roughly 180 million employees in the countries studied — are psychologically committed to their jobs and likely to be making positive contributions to their … Continue reading
The numbers are staggering. An estimated 70-percent of Americans are not engaged in the workplace. Continue reading
The State of the American Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for U.S. Business Leaders report highlights findings from Gallup’s ongoing study of the American workplace from 2010 through 2012. This is a continuation of Gallup’s previous report on the U.S. workplace covering 2008 through 2010. This latest report provides insights into what leaders can do to … Continue reading
“The decline in job satisfaction and employee engagement revealed by the Government’s Skills and Employment Survey makes for worrying reading for businesses, the economy and wider society. But CIPD research shows that the voluntary sector appears to be bucking this trend, with valuable lessons to be learned for the private and public sectors. Nevertheless, we … Continue reading