Who Is Responsible for Employee Engagement Accountability?
When employee engagement is on the rise, who takes credit? And when engagement is on the decline, who takes the blame? Is the finger pointing at you?
Whether you are the organization’s CEO, the head of HR, a manager, or an employee, we believe YOU are responsible for employee engagement accountability. All members of an organization carry the responsibility for employee engagement accountability; they simply fulfill different roles.
Why Employee Engagement Matters
When we assess organizational culture, the data tells us that employee engagement matters to the people and to the business. The impact of lower employee engagement scores is pretty startling. Companies with low levels of engagement report:
While higher employee engagement scores correlate to:
Employee Engagement Accountability by Role
Assuming your workplace culture is one where honesty is valued, you can count on employees to give you candid insight into where the employee experience needs improvement and creative solutions for making the workplace better.
An effective way to keep leaders on track is to provide the data that shows the difference increased engagement can make in moving both people and business strategic priorities forward. This is how HR can grab and keep the attention of leadership.
The Bottom Line
Engagement matters and is the responsibility of everyone — from top to bottom — in the organization. No one is “off the hook.” Employee engagement accountability is everyone’s responsibility.
If you want to learn about employee engagement accountability, download The Top 10 Most Powerful Ways to Boost Engagement
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