We spend a lot of time talking about creating employee engagement. The rationale being that engaged employees are highly productive. And productivity fuels the business.
In creating employee engagement, we need to think about employee satisfaction. I don’t see how a dissatisfied employee becomes engaged. It seems like their dissatisfaction with the company, their manager, their work, etc. is a barrier to engagement. On the other hand, employees who are satisfied with their organization, team, manager, work, etc. have opened the door to engagement. While it’s not a guarantee,