You may well have heard managers say words to this effect: “It’s impossible to get these people motivated. What’s up with them? Don’t they get it we’re all in it together?” The answer depends on your perspective, your needs, your requirements, your values and drive. In the past year, turmoil has become even more common, the plates are heavier and even more difficult to spin; the easy option would be to opt-out – to do nothing. (more…)
Over the years there have been many slogans, trends and life boats for organisations and some of them have even worked, but given the overall failure rate of most quality improvement, continuous improvement and company initiatives, a lot has been said and not much done. (more…)
Every company would like to have employees who are self-driven and engaged. But can you as an employer do anything to foster this desired behavior? Yes, of course you can. There’s a perfect recipe for it, and all you need are three ingredients: proactivity, challenge, and dedication. (more…)
How can a flexible approach ensure your employee engagement programme is truly engaging? Employers want well motivated, creative, learning and flexible employees; employees want a workplace that uses their skills, recognises them as human beings, enables them to succeed at work and have a great life. (more…)
Talking about employee engagement: Isn’t it annoying when your direct reports keep coming up with ideas of how to improve things and just can’t stop finding details that don’t work well in your processes? If you are a good manager, this is the moment where you say: “No, it isn’t.” (more…)
Why employee engagement should move up the managerial agenda
In this e-book, Christina Evans skillfully guides us through the most important aspects of employee engagement, from past to present. Christina teaches and researches in human resource management and points out why employee engagement is important in every company’s employer branding strategy. Her main focus is individual career development and organizational approaches aimed at building a diverse workforce. Employee engagement has become a hot management topic, especially in businesses where organizational performance is dependent on this, such as in the knowledge and service industry.