Skip Million-Dollar Consultants. Instead, Just Encourage Employee Volunteering.

Sep 30, 2015 11:00 AM ET

We often make things more complicated than they need to be. Many a times, solutions to seemingly intractable problems are closer at hand than we realize. So it is with driving employee engagement and turning around corporate fortunes. As a study from Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship shows, companies can sizably boost employee engagement by thoughtfully encouraging and implementing simple, inexpensive initiatives such as employee volunteering programs, and skip the need to hire million-dollar strategy consulting firms to turn around corporate fortunes. Read more.