In the last 6 months, 82% of employees experienced significant change at their organization. What’s more is that 66% of employees anticipate additional change in the next six months, including layoffs of team members, significant organizational restructuring, and changes in one or more senior leaders. From the Federal Administrators perch, these disruptive changes are perceived as necessary to meet current budgetary constraints. From an employee’s perspective, however, these changes are exhausting, nerve-wracking, and productivity-draining. Our Guidance for Public Sector Executives study spells out how these changes are impacting morale at federal agencies.
How can Leaders spot the symptoms of change fatigue?
Don’t wait for your annual employee engagement survey to spot the signs of change fatigue. Walk around your building, ask employees how they’re feeling, think about the requests that you are triaging from leaders and internal clients. Not sure what you’re looking for? I’ve brainstormed a quick list of things to keep an eye out for. What would you add? Which symptoms are most prevalent at your company? Contact us if we’ve missed anything