Engage or die .. the real perils of an unengaged workforce

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Start Date: 15 Sep 2016

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 7:30 PM

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Capacity: 30

Venue: Park Inn, Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, B70 6TU › View map

Member price: £7.00

Non-member price: £10.00

Event Capacity: Full

Recent research shows that nearly 70% of UK workers are unengaged and operating well below peak performance. It also indicates that 70% of workers don’t trust their managers. This is a failure of leadership, at all levels and costs organizations and the UK a huge amount in lost productivity, wasted talent and suppressed innovation. Engaging leaders can transform this.

This short session will explore:

  • Why engagement is a competitive survival issue
  • How leaders can engage their colleagues
  • How engaging leadership skills can be developed & enhanced


Nigel Girling

Nigel Girling CMgr FCMI FRSA

Nigel has served more than 35 years in leadership roles including more than 25 years as a Director, CEO or Chairman. In the last 15 years he has been a regular speaker and writer on the topic of leadership, writing a blog that attracts an audience of tens of thousands and delivering keynote addresses to conferences for large organizations such as Pfizer, XPO Logistics, Astra Zeneca, Coca Cola, Sodexo and the SHE shows across the UK. He has acted as a mentor to hundreds of leaders and now designs leadership programmes for hundreds of organizations, filming and writing content for leaders undertaking CMI qualifications at higher levels, including the ‘doctoral’ level 8 in Strategic Direction & Leadership. He has been a subject matter expert on leadership subjects for CMI for 10 years and is a steering group member of the Government Task Force for engagement.


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Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to Networks Support at networks.support@managers.org.uk or by telephone on 01536 207394.

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