Leadership plays a key role in employee engagement. Zenger and Folkman outlined the 10 fatal flaws of bad leaders in the Harvard Business Review. The biggest flaw was lacking energy and enthusiasm which would be the raw material of engagement not only for leaders but for employees.
According to the Harvard Business Reviews newsletter:
After scrutinizing 360-degree feedback data on over 11,000 leaders and evaluating the 10% considered the least effective, Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman found the 10 most common leadership shortcomings. These are ranked according to the size of the difference between successful and unsuccessful leaders’ scores; successful and failed leaders differed most significantly in their energy and enthusiasm.
What links do you see between leadership flaws and disengagement?