The Asia Pacific regions of the world account for about 60 percent of the global population (compared to less than 5 percent for the United States). However, Asia Pacific countries differ greatly in their population size, demographics, economic emphasis, and more.
First, click the image to see a larger, interactive map of the world from Population Reference Bureau. Then, take a look at the recent video about Asia Pacific consumers from Nielsen.
Employees who interface with consumers can have a tremendous impact on the customer experience and customer satisfaction, which even giant firms such as Google have learned. Therefore, employee morale is quite important.
As Jeff Fermin reports for Officevibe:
“When you go into work, how often are you being given advice or feedback from your management? The tayloristic [old-fashioned] approach is to give employees the task and expect them to succeed. They do the same thing over and over and the paycheck is the reward. No questions asked. However, we have advanced in workplaces since the early 1900’s. Labor and productivity has increased, but unfortunately, happiness and communication between management and employees, has been on the decline, till now.”
“HR managers are [now] using advanced metrics and data to better their office [work environment]. HR Analytics has been a new craze that people are using in order to get better feedback from their employees. But before we can improve, we have to look at what’s wrong. So here are some important statistics on employee feedback.”
Would you consider yourself to be motivated about your work? Or are you lethargic and bored by your job? Of course, we should want to answer yes to question 1 and no to question 2.
According to HubSpot:
“Do you ever find yourself struggling to feel motivated at work? Perhaps you’re bored or tired. Or maybe you just don’t see the point in what you’re doing. It can be really hard to focus and get your work done — let alone do it well — when you’re feeling unmotivated. Luckily, though, there are things you can do about it. Check out the infographic below to learn about the seven most common reasons people feel unmotivated at work — and how to fix them. You’ll be back on your A-game in no time.”