When employees disengage from work — often called quiet quitting — it starts a ripple effect that can damage everything from their career trajectory to your team, company, and the global economy. Gallup estimates that this phenomenon cost the economy $7.8 trillion in 2022.
What is employee engagement? Employee engagement is the feeling of connection, commitment, and dedication that an employee has toward their work, teammates, workplace, and organization at large. It also commonly refers to the set of initiatives companies undertake to foster that connection among their employees.