Gartner Research

Managing Employee Performance and Engagement Through Brexit

Published: 19 March 2019

ID: G00707773

Analyst(s): Human Resources Research Team


Heads of HR must ensure that managers across the organization are equipped to address employee anxiety, frustration and burnout during the Brexit transition. These emotions, which are likely to heighten as uncertainty continues, can lead to disengagement, distraction and work errors.

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What HR and Organizational Leadership Can Do

Sense and Respond to the Need for Support Among Employees

Promote Dialogue to Build Understanding and Reduce Anxiety

Focus on Objectives to Create Clarity Amid Uncertainty and Disruption

Encourage Innovation to Drive Engagement

Model the Right Behaviors to Reduce the Likelihood of Misconduct

Tailor Recognition to Acknowledge Employee Efforts Under Challenging Circumstances


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