Creating a culture conducive to people being passionate about and committed to their work and their organization provides improved performance in several areas (financial, safety, absenteeism, shrinkage, retention, and customer satisfaction). Said differently, engaged employees are: more productive, generate more revenue, have fewer injury claims, fewer lost workdays, and fewer injury costs, don't steal, make fewer errors, stay at your organization longer, and produce more loyal customers. Hopefully, you currently measure each of these areas as they relate to your organization. If not, here's a helpful tool for helping you begin measuring and quantifying the impact of underperformance in these areas. (The article relates to the safety industry but the algorithms are suitable for in any industry).