Interesting things we read last week: About hedge funds, employee engagement, and many more

| March 17, 2017

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Even as organisations are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on employee engagement programmes, their scores on engagement surveys remain abysmally low. This is because most initiatives amount to an adrenaline shot. A perk is introduced to boost scores, but over time the effect wears off and scores go back down. However, when organisations do make real gains, it’s because they’re thinking longer-term. They’re going beyond what engagement scores are telling them to do in the moment and redesigning employee experience, creating a place where people want, not just need, to work each day. Interviews of executives across industries, psychologists, economists, and business leaders led the author to identify three environments that matter most to employees: cultural, technological, physical.

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