The Incredible Value of Gratitude at Work

When you’re the boss or in a supervisory position at work, gratitude for your employees can make a real impact — not only to your workers, but also to your bottom line.

Some businesses erroneously think they can make the most profits by squeezing everything they can from employees. Yet, it should come as no surprise that Fortune’s”100 Best Companies To Work For” attract the best workers, have increased employee retention rates, and their more friendly work environment helps significantly increase employee productivity. It just makes sense. This is a bottom line issue — unhappy workers, those who don’t feel appreciated, impact profits.

How disgruntled are workers today? According to the 2014 Conference Board’s “Employment Satisfaction Survey” that interviewed workers in Fall 2013, less than half (47.7 percent) were satisfied with their jobs.

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Source: Huffington Post

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WRITTEN BY
Noelle C. Nelson, PhD