The engagement elephant in the room

Employee Engagement: The elephant in the room

Employee engagement is a much talked about subject. The 2014 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends survey suggests 78% of business leaders rate retention and engagement as urgent or important. As many global economies start to recover from recession and think more about growth it is likely that employee engagement will remain a high profile business[…]

Manager behaviour dramatically impacts employee engagement

We all have a manager, either directly or indirectly. We all have a view of our manager, and they in turn have a view about us. A phrase I use a lot when helping develop managers in all types of business comes to mind; we judge ourselves by our intentions, we judge others by their[…]

Have fun, satisfy customers and make money

Is have fun, satisfy customers and make money the success formula for better employee engagement? Well, according to a recent article from BBC Business one man certainly thinks so. That man is Henry Engelhardt, who is CEO of Admiral – the car insurance business. Read the full BBC article HERE. I have written before about[…]

Employee Engagement Drivers

Whilst searching for employee engagement information to add to my Scoop It curation site the other day, I came across some really interesting research conducted by Weber Shandwick. It was called Science of Ingagement (science applied to internal engagement) and was an investigation into what types of employees in what types of organisation tends to[…]

Are you building or destroying employee engagement?

Here is a video clip of Dan Ariely, which in his usual way, clearly demonstrates key issues managers need to consider when seeking to engage people. It highlights some of the simple steps managers and leaders can take to develop their style and approach to employee engagement.   What motivates us to work? Contrary to[…]

What next for employee engagement?

This question was posed in the Sunday Telegraph business reporter yesterday (22.09.2013) as part of its employee engagement supplement. I was invited to be one of the expert panel who provided a brief answer to the question – see link Expert Panel Debate – What next for employee engagement? It’s an interesting question. It seems[…]