Vendors of workforce surveys like to say that employee engagement is the best measure of “soft stuff.” It’s not. While employee engagement indeed correlates with financial performance, a typical engagement survey covers less than 20 percent of the organizational-health elements that are proven to correlate with value creation. A proper assessment of organizational health takes in everything from alignment on direction and quality of execution to the ability to learn and adapt.
Authors: Carolyn Dewar, Martin Hirt, Scott Keller
Source: “McKinsey Quarterly”
Subject: Organizational Behavior