"There's a fine line between micromanaging and leaving people to their own devices,
notes Scott Schulte in Business 2 Community.
"It's important to check in regularly with employees - not because you need to monitor their every move, but because direct managers and supervisors serve as the public face of 'corporate' to lower-level employees.
Lack of engagement drains an employee's productivity, typically causing him or her to look for work elsewhere; in this case, there's not much a company can do about it. This is why most organizations conduct regular one-on-one meetings with employees at all levels. So why does Gallup's 'State of the Global Workplace' report suggest only 15% of employees are engaged?..."
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