The Power of Formal Policy: Employees Want Autonomy — and Autonomy Requires Structure

Talent is a company's most valuable resource, and losing high-performing employees can really take a toll on a company's bottom line. But the time, money, and manpower organizations put into making sure their employees are engaged enough to stay can be just as costly.

Employee engagement is a complex issue. Many different factors can lead workers to disengage, and what works to keep one person engaged may not necessarily inspire another. Organizational leaders can spin in circles trying to please everyone …