The dark days of the recession might be gone, but the economy is yet to be out of the woods. That is one problem facing most companies, but the most daring one is the loss of employee engagement. Companies might have managed to keep their workers but have lost them psychologically.
Tired of working more hours for petty pay and still under the threat of termination, mots workers have checked out mentally. They do what it takes to hang on their job as they wait for a better tide. You do not have to be a genius to know that such workers will lead to deep in production. If you have noticed such morale in your workplace, there are things you could do for a remedy.