Report: Leaving workers uninformed hurts engagement

Employees crave updates on crucial business metrics that might affect their jobs. Transparent, consistent communication can boost morale, commitment and productivity.

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According to new research from Kimble Applications, workers crave more transparency and straight talk from leaders regarding the health of the business. Seventy-five percent of respondents said they “care a great deal” about crucial business performance metrics, such as revenue and profit forecasts.

Unfortunately, a mere 23 percent of workers reported having “full insight into how their organizations are actually doing.” That lack of clarity prevents workers from fully committing and engaging on the job. It’s hard to do your best work with one eye on the life preservers.

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