Gartner Research

CFO Advisory: Employee Engagement Impacts Financial Outcomes and Business Risk

Published: 13 March 2013

ID: G00249694

Analyst(s): Thomas Otter, Diane Berry, Lily Mok


Organizations with a highly engaged workforce significantly outperform those without. CFOs must educate executives on the significant impact of employee engagement on organizational success, and make improving employee engagement a priority to reap financial benefits and mitigate business risk.

Table Of Contents


  • Executive Summary
  • Analysis and Discussion
    • Employee Engagement Correlates to Financial Performance
    • Employee Disengagement Poses Significant Risk to the Business
    • Case in Action
  • Questions the CFO Should Ask About the Impact of Engagement on Financial Outcomes and Business Risk
  • Bottom Line

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