employee engagement

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Post date: February 7, 2019
Recently thought leaders have been promoting the idea that HR should learn from marketing and embrace concepts like “employee experience.” What would happen if a CEO took these ideas seriously? We can find answers in a book I wrote with Peter Navin, The CMO of People: Manage employees like...
Post date: June 5, 2018
A CEO’s job is ultimately to deliver business results—to deliver the mission. The key way to do that is to create an environment where employees are able do their jobs well and a culture where they want to do their jobs well. A company’s employees invent, market, sell, build, deliver, and support...
Post date: April 30, 2019
Companies are recognizing that the modern workplace is posing some challenges to maintaining a healthy life. Take the UK, where 12 prominent banks and law firms—very traditional professions—launched the Mindful Business Charter, aimed at tackling long hours and reducing stress. The need for...
Post date: June 21, 2017
It’s estimated that 25 to 40 percent of management time (one to two days per week) is spent addressing employee conflict. According to one assessment, employees spend 2.8 hours per week involved in disagreement that disrupts the flow of work, with a cost of $359 billion paid hours per year.   The...
Post date: August 18, 2016
More than 70 percent of people with disabilities in the United States are unemployed. For a community that represents 20 percent of the entire American population, people with disabilities are far underrepresented in the workplace—a reflection of one of the biggest problems we face in today’s...
Post date: July 26, 2016
Jim Harter, Ph.D., chief scientist of Gallup's international workplace management and wellbeing practices, answers questions about how the rereleased edition of First, Break All the Rules expounds on new research from the past 15 years on what is really happening with workforce engagement.  HR...
Post date: June 7, 2016
Why do organizations that get higher engagement scores often fail to achieve top quartile financial, operational, and customer outcomes, and in many cases, still have significant turnover and performance challenges? While the focus on engagement rages on, and engagement scores vacillate upward, we...
Post date: September 1, 2017
Why has it become so difficult to get employee attention for important matters? Communication experts would argue it’s not for lack of good intentions or effort. But as multiple reports highlight (such as ROI Communication Benchmark 2017; AON Employee Engagement report; and Willis Towers Watson...
Post date: May 19, 2017
Recently, I had a conversation at the birthday party of my five-year-old daughter’s friend. I spoke with other parents about how different kindergarten is today compared to when we were 5 years old. As I recall, and as my mom confirms, kindergarten used to be about learning our shapes and colors,...
Post date: September 22, 2016
Executive-level HR and other C-suite leaders looking for an advantage to outperform competitors and produce greater returns for shareholders are turning to gamification—a technique that develops the talent and skills of the workforce by helping them better understand the challenges their own...