If their job is challenging or entertaining, their co-workers are friendly, and they feel valued, they will probably begin the next challenge with creativity and a positive attitude. If, on the other hand, they feel bored, under-appreciated, and threatened by fellow employees, they may be consumed with negativity and unable, or unwilling, to concentrate.
Unengaged workers cost businesses a lot of money in turnover costs, lost productivity, and lost sales. The total amount of time and money wasted to disengaged employees in this country is staggering.
The following infographic by good.co shows the immensity of the problem and what businesses can do to fix it.