A manager's role of keeping a workforce engaged is crucial to ensure the smooth running of a company. The correlation between a motivated team and a successful business is inevitable.

Ohio University identified the damage caused, benefits and reasons for a happy workforce below;

  • A poor relationship with their manager is one of the most significant factors determining their poor engagement at work.
  • The happier an individual is, the more motivated they are at work.
  • The happiest companies are the fastest growing.
  • 78% of the fastest growing companies offer shorter working weeks.
  • Having friends at work improves happiness, so encourage this with team building activities and social events.

the benefits of happy employees

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