The Jaded (Green?) Screen: Is the paperless office not ‘engaging’ enough?

6 11 2008


A dispatch. 

A post by contributing writer Melissa Chungfat.

The dwindling economy isn’t the only thing that’s hurting company profits  it’s also the widespread lack of employee engagement. The Towers Perrin firm conducted a global workforce study of employees around the world, and only 21% of employees surveyed were engaged in their work. The study reported that the more employees were engaged, or willing to go the extra mile to help their company succeed, the better the financial results.

But even before the economic meltdown and the lack of employee engagement, many companies felt they had to choose between economic success and the environment. Can the case of economy vs. environment be settled? Read the rest of this entry »