The Steelcase Global Report: Engagement and the Global Workplace found more than one out of three of the world’s workers are disengaged. Christine Congdon, Editor of 360 Magazine & Director, Global Research Communications for Steelcase, discusses new data from the Steelcase Global Report and how leaders should create a Resilient Workplace to help employees become more engaged.
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It’s a cornerstone of employee engagement, yet many organizations aren’t articulating or living their purpose consistently. Steelcase’s Applied Research + Consulting division is helping companies leverage their spaces, processes and technology to bring purpose into the daily work experience.
Thanks to technology, a lot of people can now work from anywhere, carrying the office with them in their pocket, briefcase or backpack. However, most people find out fairly quickly that, although “anywhere” may be a nice change of pace, the advantages are short-term. New turnstone products bring the appeal of away-from-the-office settings into the office so that workers can enjoy the best of both worlds.
A 2014 Steelcase-commissioned survey in 14 countries around the world confirms that people who are the most satisfied with their work environment are also the most engaged. These employees are not looking for the paradigms of the past.