According to the Gallup Engagement Survey, some 17% of employees are “actively disengaged”. These employees are not only unhappy and unproductive; they enjoy spreading their negativity to co-workers too. Based on his experience as an attorney and executive coach, Don Phin will share with you a three step approach you can use to make sure you manage these challenging and potentially destructive employees right.
- Actively disengaged employees are down right scary.…Not only are they unhappy and unproductive,…they're also willing to spread their negativity…to coworkers.…And from my experience as an employment attorney,…I can tell you they can also do much worse.…According to the Gallop US Employee Engagement Survey,…roughly 17% of employees are actively disengaged.…As a manager, you need to make it clear…that the actively disengaged either have to make an effort…to reform themselves now…or be removed from your organization.…
It's not worth a long-term rehabilitation effort.…Employees who are actively disengaged are destructive…and risky element that need to be removed.…Let me show you how to find out if you have any…of these people working for you,…and if so, how to handle the situation.…Start by asking yourself this question.…Is there anyone working…at your company right now that if they quit,…you would be more relieved than upset?…If the answer's yes,…then you need to look into that situation deeper.…
Ask yourself if this disengagement is driven…
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- Exercising discretionary effort
- Attracting engaged employees
- Assessing the fit of employees
- Making onboarding more engaging
- Learning from new employees
- Provide opportunities for career growth
- Clarifying objectives
- Measuring engagement using surveys
- Being present for employees
- Driving engagement with fun