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Digging Deep to Get to the Root Source of Employee Disengagement

Feb. 19, 2015

Activating optimal motivation is far more than a feel-good proposition for individuals and organizations. It provides a pragmatic and skill-based framework, course of action and solution to helping shift a workforce. Lost productivity can cost organizations an estimated $350 billion annually in lost productivity. Organizations will spend $750,000 to $1 billion to fix the problem, yet many executives do not understand how employees become disengaged.

Many top-level executives dedicated to measuring and improving employee engagement have no idea how people become engaged or disengaged in the first place, says Susan Fowler, author of Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work … and What Does, and a coauthor for the Optimal Motivation program developed by Ken Blanchard Companies.

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