Episode 34: Are You Creating Disgruntled Employees?

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Published: May 25, 2021

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You can’t make every worker happy, surely, and should a business even try? Evidence from our recent research suggests, actually, that the answer is yes. Or rather, our evidence shows that managers are giving up far too soon on their disgruntled employees, making them less productive than they could be, exposing their companies to unnecessary risks from thefts and leaks in the process, and inflating turnover costs. In this episode, we challenge you to ask yourself if you are creating these disgruntled employees.

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Additional Resources:

Are You Creating Disgruntled Employees? – Harvard Business Review article by Joe Folkman

Trager’s CEO on Cleaning Up a Toxic Culture– Harvard Business Review Article by Jeremy Andrus

Measuring Engagement Does Not Improve it– Article by Joe Folkman