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What Drives Engagement?

Top ten global engagement drivers You have at least met (if not work with) someone who is NOT engaged– they show up and barely do the job. What can be a delight for co-workers and managers is someone who is “actively engaged.” Engagement is when an employee expends discretionary extra effort in their job— studies […]

Are you helping your staff grow?

I have the spent the past few weeks having conversations with senior managers in a variety of small and mid-sized organizations, ranging in size from one with 7 employees to one with over 700. These conversations focus on how we can work together to assist their people to help these organizations achieve 2013 goals, but […]

High Involvement work practices engage employees

Organizational effectiveness scholar Edward Lawler identified four “high involvement” principles that have a positive impact on employee engagement– power, information, knowledge and rewards. What Lawler called “Power” (also referred to as autonomy or independence) means that employees have the power to make decisions that are important to their performance and to the quality of their […]