Why Microsoft Measures Employee Thriving, Not Engagement

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Ever since the pandemic, Microsoft stopped measuring employee engagement and pivoted towards measuring employee thriving instead. Whilst engagement seems satisfactory, analysing their employees’ survey answers revealed there were issues going on despite employee engagement metrics looking good. A thriving employee, in Microsoft’s eyes, is one that feels energised and empowered to do meaningful work. So, if an employee is engaged but doesn’t feel like they’re doing anything meaningful, Microsoft sees that the employee is probably unsatisfied with their job and needs to do something to correct it. Read full article here

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