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Why belonging matters now more than ever

March 21, 2022 5-MINUTE READ

In brief

Making everyone feel recognized and valued

56%

increase in job performance.

52%

lower staff turnover.

75%

reduction in sick days.

52

million in annual savings for a 10,000-person organization.

Realize similar benefits by focusing on two key areas:

Belonging in practice

Empowerment

Give employees greater autonomy in determining how they work, allowing them to have more control over their work products and outcomes.

Diversity

For employees to thrive, organizations should tailor employee experiences to make them inclusive and celebrate diversity within the workforce.

Skilling

Employers should enable people to upskill and reskill as demands change.

Government leaders can unlock up to 5X more human potential by making their people feel like they truly belong.

Looking to the future

The importance of belonging at work

MANAGING DIRECTOR – PUBLIC SERVICE, SOCIAL SERVICES LEAD

Rainer leads a team of committed professionals who deliver large-scale transformation projects in the human services industry.


Marni Poropat

Director – Consulting, Public Service, Australia and New Zealand

Marni partners with organisations to succeed on the journey from Human Capital to a successful Human Experience.


Sarah Berger

Senior Manager – Accenture Research, Public Service

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