Poorly in their job and willing to change profession, the French ? No… A countdown of the discourse, it is the portrait of the employees attached to their work and their company that provides a study of the management consulting firm Korn Ferry, unveiled exclusively by The World, and to be published on Monday 9 July.
Carried out each year between 2013 and 2017 with 230 000 persons from 80 French companies of all sizes and in all sectors (large corporations and the industrial sector represent a significant share of the sample), this survey traces the evolution of engagement over the years.
A constant : nearly three-quarters (74 %) of respondents stated that they have an interest in their work and to experience the “pride” to work for their company (75 %). This share remains stable over the years. Against all odds, the ” millennials “, who have grown up in the years 2000 and renowned for being volatile, are not left out : 73 % of them say they would be motivated to exceed in the workplace and 77 % say they are proud to work for their company.
On the other hand, the strategic choices of the direction generate significantly less for the membership. Over the years, the respondents are even less likely to believe that “the decisions [of leadership] are taken in good time” (35 %, down 12 points since 2013) and that the “communication for change” is well-made (41 %, -12 points). The confidence in the management team (59 %), and the membership of the strategy (62 %) have stagnated, also at relatively low levels.
“We do not observe the collapse of the trial of persons in respect of their management, but rather of the ability of the firm to adapt to its environment, puts into perspective Solène de Margerie, responsible for the investigation of engagement within…