The Larger Organization Essay
In a 2012 poll, Gallup found that only 13% of employee were actually engaged at work. The bulk of employees worldwide -- 63% -- are "not engaged," meaning they lack motivation and are less likely to invest discretionary effort in organizational goals or outcomes2. Zappos culture has obvious contributed to their results and success when compared to industry norms.
Zappos as a Lifestyle: Hsiesh cited a study that said that people are happier and more engaged at work if they made friend on the job. To support this Zappos included a core value – build a team and family spirit to this Zappos funds a number of events where management and employees can mingle. Zappos also encourages management to spent at least 20%-30% of their time socializing with their teams. As a consulting manager your teams is constantly changing so it is difficult when you try to build a relationship with your team, no sooner have you established a bond and then they are off doing something else. When you get a new team of people especially one that you have not worked with before it is important that you spend some time talking to them. I like to