Data Snapshot

Managers Who Coach Their Employees Drive High Engagement

Highly Engaged Employees Are Much More Likely To Describe Their Managers As Coaches

November 29th, 2023
Tyler Castro
With contributors:
James McQuivey, PhD , Camille Floyd , Demi Starks

How an employee’s direct manager behaves has a huge impact on employee engagement. Data from Forrester’s Future Of Work Survey, 2023, revealed that 46% of employees have managers whom they describe as a coach. Employees with a coaching manager are almost eight times more likely to be highly engaged than workers who don’t perceive their manager as a coach. This data snapshot shows how manager coaching impacts employee engagement.

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