Every organization relies on the performance of its people to succeed. And when performance is lacking, low employee engagement is often identified as the root cause. But HR leaders must change the way they view the relationship between engagement and performance if they want to improve them both.
There’s no disputing that employee engagement is good for productivity. But employees are more likely to be
engaged in their work when they feel they’re performing to the best of their current abilities, and continually developing skills that are valuable to the organization’s success. It’s a cycle of success that doesn’t end with performance — it begins with it.