The manager’s role in engaging employees {infographic}

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Managers can be the greatest asset or most damaging factor to the levels of engagement within a workforce. A great manager that knows what’s required to engage and retain their people will generate higher profits for their organisation than an average one.

But just 10% have what it takes to lead a team in a way that will improve a company’s performance. With such a small pool to choose from, it’s no wonder that inappropriately placed or inadequate leaders result in businesses losing billions of dollars a year.

So what are the attributes needed to encourage employees to go the extra mile?

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Sources: Gallup, Harvard Business Review, http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/03/why-good-managers-are-so-rare/