Why increasing employee engagement is a waste of time

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Turns out the worst-performing employees are generally the most engaged

Kate Lister’s insight:

Hmmm. Has a ring of truth, but “…there are some more elemental reasons for the bovine contentment of the terminally feeble and the gnawing dissatisfaction of the overachiever. For a start, poor performers may feel fortunate to have a job at all, while overachievers feel almost any job is a let-down. … With lower expectations, bumblers feel less inclined to criticize their employers and don’t assume they are brighter than their bosses. Neither do they feel enraged that they are not being given more