For any company, it is important that employees are highly engaged in what they are doing. If they are not, then productivity can be affected. It appears that there are correlations between productivity and working hours. Arguments can be made for both more working hours and less working hours and it’s affect on engagement. However it is important to be careful about how this is interpreted. For companies, they need to make sure that the environment is conducive to high engagement. That is the most productive for the company.
- Being Engaged at Work Is Not the Same as Being Productive
- Engagement is often an ambiguous term.
- Companies need to choose what kind of culture they want to optimize for and figure out how best to measure it
“Many companies are investing heavily to identify what leads to high engagement in order to motivate employees, thereby increasing their happiness and productivity.”