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How Much Could You Save?
How many people work at your company?
What is the average salary at your company
Engaged employees are happier AND healthier people ... 10 % decrease in absenteeism
Engaged employees stay working for you longer ... 10 % decrease in staff turnover
Engaged employees are significantly more productive ... 5 % increase in productivity
In total, engaging your employees could save you every year

Click here to see how I calculated the above (very modest, conservative assumptions!)


For your company, answer the questions by selecting one answer per row.

Strongly Agree with Left Marginally Agree with Left Marginally Agree with Right Strongly Agree with Right
You create results through management processes, i.e. inputs and resources are formally coordinated and structured You create results through informal and spontaneous coordination of effort by individuals acting in their own best interests
Our default assumption is that infomration about internal processes (e.g. budget numbers, service levels acheived) is confidential and viewed on a need- to-know basis. Our default assumption is that intorrnation about internal processes is available and open to the scrutiny of all employees
Responsibility for making decisions (and accepting their consequences) is allocated to specific individuals Responsibility for making cecisions (and accepting their consequences) is viewed as a collective responsibility of entire teams/groups
Managers prefer to rely primarily on their own experience and deep knowledge of a situation Managers prefer to tap into and make use of the disparate knowlecge of their subordinates and those outside the company
We hire good people by making the salary, benefits, and bonuses attractive We hire good people by focusing on the sense of achievement they will feel and their contribution to society
When people work long hours, it is because they are seeking to get ahead and/or to get a larger bonus When people work long hours, it is because they enjoy the work
There is a preference for narrow and always-explicit objectives There is a preference for broad and and sometimes-implicit objectives
There is a concern for short-term achievement against objectives (i.e. quarters/years) There is a concern for long-term achievement against objectives (i.e. decades/generation)