Classic management style not engaging

Most employee retention drivers under management control
By Ofelia Isabel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/07/2007

Over the course of a career, almost every worker will encounter — or be able to recount — tales of ineffective managers. Although many of these make for good stories, the reality is a strained relationship with a manager, and the environment that results, can have a significant effect on engagement and productivity.

It can also mean the difference between a key employee staying with an organization or leaving.

Managers play a pivotal role in creating a work environment that encourages employee loyalty. According to the results of consulting firm Towers Perrin’s