You're at a business lunch and you ask the waiter if he can substitute the salad for fries. With embarrassment on his face, the waiter says he must first check with his manager for any menu changes.
You bring an item to return 31 days after purchase, although the policy says 30 days. The clerk says she would like to process the return, but she can't because it is past the deadline and she's not allowed to make exceptions.
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Editor's note: This post was updated in January, 2019.
We’ve been talking about employee engagement since the 1990s; for decades before that, we talked about employee satisfaction. Whatever the name, we've definitely spent a fair amount of time on the topic. In fact, many companies invest significant effort in measuring and reporting on employee engagement, and building programs and activities to enhance it.
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