Bridging the Sustainability Disconnect in Business

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Bridging the Sustainability Disconnect in Business

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Friday, June 18, 2010 - 10:46am


Have you ever noticed how the expression of a corporate mission differs from the high level vision to how it's expressed within an organization?  It appears there is often a disconnect between a corporate sustainability plan and how that vision filters down to the day-to-day workings of the company’s employees.   The heart of this may lie in the misconceptions of executive management about true employee engagement.  

In a recent report by Companies at a Crossroads, findings show there is a huge disconnect between executive beliefs and employee reality.  While 38% of chief executives felt levels of trust in their companies were high and that their staff was engaged, only 16% of managers had similar perception from the front line.
It is concerning that both perceptions were well below 50%, but even more surprising is that there is such a disconnect between executive belief and employee experience.  What chance do companies have to implement business sustainability programs with such a wide gap in leadership?  What can businesses do to bridge the gap? Click here to continue reading

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