On Monday, Dec. 5th at noon, Paul Zak will deliver a webinar on the “Neuroscience of Trust: Setting Leaders Up for Success,” via Harvard Biz. Sign up here.

It is widely known that high employee engagement is good for business. Not so widely known is how to make it happen. Some organizations try to build engagement through such perks like as gourmet meals or “karaoke Fridays.” Such activities might boost short-term workplace happiness, but they fail to have any lasting effect on talent retention or performance. Paul J. Zak’s research has found that the key to employee engagement is building a culture of trust. [HBR.org]

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