Bitter results: Nowhere is the employees are unmotivated as they are in Germany. Almost every Fourth listless to work (23 percent). This is the worst value in the world. In the US, every Sixth with motivation problems in the workplace (18 percent), plagues, however, just. In Australia and new Zealand, by contrast, 42 percent of Australians and 44 per cent of new Zealanders to give, neither is particularly motivated to be unmotivated in the Job. Similarly, listless, like the Germans, the British (22 per cent).

the results of a recent Peakon-study, at least. More (not very surprising) finding: Disgruntled employees terminate and be sick more often – up to 75 percent higher, the number of days of sickness is. A company with 10,000 employees can cost annually more than 48 million euros. Similar dark the results of a representative survey by the Forsa opinion research Institute and the consulting firm Porsche Consulting, the Online Portal of the world published are. Accordingly, only every second, every day to work.

Gen Z is more motivated than the Millennials

After all: Generation Z, born between 1997 and 2012, is shown in the Job a little more motivated. According to the Peakon 49 percent are going to go that you use for work – this means the highest level among the generations in the labour market. It’s Generation X (1965 to 1975, 46 per cent) and baby boomers (1946 to 1964, 45 percent). The tail light but the Millennials (1981 to 1996), with only 41 per cent.

Bad mood in the German company

Possible reasons for the bad mood in the work life, the authors deliver with: Above all the management culture in many German companies seems to be for the plight of responsible. According to the Forsa survey, every third employee in Germany is, for example, with his or her supervisor so dissatisfied that he is thinking about a termination. The heads would take care of too many things at the same time (45 per cent), are often stressed and in a hurry (32 percent), and praise rarely (28 percent) are the most frequently mentioned points of criticism.

a Better Work/Life Balance asked

What can managers do in the USA or Denmark is different, so countries in which the motivation of employees is much higher? In Denmark, the Balance between Job and private life is an integral part of the world of work, for example. Many employees and managers leave for 15 at the office to a family and children care. Due to the better compatibility of work and family far more and more women are also successful in their professional lives: a Total of 78 percent of the Danes are back on the Job, if your children go to the first class. Generally speaking, a different Work-Life-Balance in Denmark have dominion and this is reflected in the weekly hours of work: average working week in Denmark is 37 hours, in Germany it is 40 hours.

Flexible working-time models, non-calls, especially the Generation Z, that’s enough, but More than any other age group a authentic employer, is important to her, committed to socially and ecologically. 2019, the mentions of the environment-related terms increased in the comments of the Generation of Z by 128 percent – far more than any other Generation.

This article was written by Nils Matthiesen

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