When morale is high, employees feel healthier, more alert, and more sociable. In this collective state of mind, employee productivity can increase by as much as 22%.
Additionally, these employees show increased creativity, a heightened sense of ownership in their work, and “good vibrations” that spread to other coworkers and nurture a more competitive and active workplace.
High morale can also help combat worker disengagement – which is an increasingly relevant workplace phenomenon that is costing U.S. companies more than $450 billion annually. High morale also a key factor in keeping your best talent with the company, and in avoiding the high costs of employee turnover.
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