This infographic from CEO.com is a good depiction of why employee engagement matters. It is essential in driving a high-performance culture. In doing research for my book, I too have found that the more creative and intellectually challenging the work, the more employee engagement predicts performance in the work place. If your business depends more upon the intellect of your workers than their brawn, you will want to focus on employee engagement to maximize productivity. I’ll be writing more about this in upcoming posts.