Enhancing Employee Engagement

An Evidence-Based Approach

Author: J. Lee Whittington,Simone Meskelis,Enoch Asare,Sri Beldona

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319547321

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 133

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This book provides an evidence-based approach to understanding declining levels of employee engagement, offering a set of practices that individuals and organizations can adopt in order to improve productivity and organizational performance. It introduces a model outlining how the experience of meaningful work impacts engagement and other organizational attitudes and behaviors. It recognizes the antecedents and consequences of such behavior, recognizing that they must be considered as components of an organizational system rather than in isolation. It will be useful for scholars and practitioners in identifying and remedying the endemic trend of disconnected workers and their negative impact on organizational goals.
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The Art of Engaging Unionised Employees

Author: Jan Hendrick Nel,Bennie Linde

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811321973

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 121

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This book introduces a framework to assist human resource practitioners and organisations embrace strategies that will drive high engagement levels within organisations with a union presence. The authors address established definitions of engagement and how they have been conceptualised in academic and practitioners’ literature, before exploring and unpacking circumstances that influence levels of engagement amongst employees in a unionised environment. In doing so, the framework introduced elaborates on approaches and interventions with the greatest potential to create, improve, and embed high levels of engagement within the unionised work environment.
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Organisational Behaviour, Sixth Edition

Emerging Knowledge. Global Insights.

Author: Steve McShane,Mara Olekalns,Alex Newman,Angela Martin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Australia

ISBN: 1760423386

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 584

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The sixth edition of Organisational Behaviour inherits the rich legacy of the previous editions that have proved to be a boon for the seekers looking to enhance their knowledge and be a step ahead of their peers. The insightful text, examples that are deeply embedded in reality, and unique pedagogical features, combined with the vast experience of its authors in the field of management brings forth a product that stands tall in the market. Contemporary and Informed This learning resource presents the new trends, contemporary theories and research that encourages the reader to delve deeper in the content to better understand the current scenario in the discipline. The Asia-pacific focused approach is evident in all the latest and updated content presented in this edition. Relevant and Engaging In our quest to offer most relevant study matter, it is made sure that we know the pulse of the market. To this reason, this edition offers updated case studies accompanying each chapter and presence of OB Insight and OB Ethics makes sure that students get a unique viewpoint to the world of management. The feature, OB by the Numbers that presents survey results of the topics discussed, gives a unique flavour to each chapter. Inclusion of various chapter-end practice modules will further feed and engage the curious minds. Enables Effective Learning This book and its vast array of digital resources, offer incomparable learning opportunity to the students and academics alike. One stands to gain from the up-to-date content presented in a clear, concise, and lucid manner. Mc-Graw Hill’s breakthrough digital platforms and the knowledge they offer, make this product a must buy and a must read.
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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

Author: Michael Armstrong,Stephen Taylor

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749498285

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 800

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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is the bestselling and definitive resource for HRM students and professionals, which helps readers to understand and implement HR in relation to the needs of the business. It covers in-depth all of the areas essential to the HR function such as employment law, employee relations, learning and development, performance management and reward, as well as the HR skills needed to ensure professional success, including leadership, managing conflict, interviewing and using statistics. Illustrated throughout in full colour and with a range of pedagogical features to consolidate learning (e.g. source review boxes, key learning points, summaries and case studies from international organizations such as IBM, HSBC and Johnson and Johnson), this fully updated 15th edition includes new chapters on the HRM role of line managers, evidence-based HRM, e-HRM and the gender pay gap, further case studies and updated content covering the latest research and developments. Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is aligned with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) profession map and standards and is suited to both professionals and students of both undergraduate degrees and the CIPD's level 5 and 7 professional qualifications. Online supporting resources include comprehensive handbooks for lecturers and students, lecture slides, all figures and tables, toolkits, and a literature review, glossary and bibliography.
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6 Shortcuts to Employee Engagement

Lead and Succeed in a Do-More-With-Less World

Author: Vicki Hess

Publisher: Catalyst Consulting LLC

ISBN: 9780978986261

Category: Employee empowerment

Page: 136

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"6 Shortcuts to Employee Engagement" is a treasure trove of easy-to-implement, high-impact ideas for healthcare leaders struggling to keep employees engaged. It provides structured, sustainable, simple, and practical solutions for employee engagement challenges, plus 12 turnkey Bonus Tools and 4 Videos to streamline implementation of ideas. Take the shortcut to improved: Satisfaction Safety Productivity Efficiency Quality of care Retention With these transformational ideas and tools, it couldn't be easier! "6 Shortcuts to Employee Engagement gets right to the heart of what's needed in healthcare today: improved employee engagement. Using a translational approach, Vicki synthesizes current evidence-based research about employee engagement and combines it with success stories of organizations that are doing things right. And the shortcut format is perfect for busy leaders. Every healthcare leader should read this book!" Neil Meltzer, President & CEO, LifeBridge Health"
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Strength-Based Leadership Coaching in Organizations

An Evidence-Based Guide to Positive Leadership Development

Author: Doug MacKie

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749474440

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

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Positive organizational psychology, with its focus on the identification and development of strengths, is a natural ally to executive development and leadership coaching. However, this approach is only just beginning to come to the attention of organizations and consequently, the research base for strength-based coaching is in its early stages of development. Strength-based Leadership Coaching in Organizations reviews strength-based approaches to positive leadership development and evaluates the evidence for their effectiveness, critically assesses their apparent distinctiveness and considers how strengths can be reliably assessed and developed in their organizational context. Strength-based Leadership Coaching in Organizations reviews key areas of leader and team development and describes a model of strengths development in organizations. It discusses the application of strength-based leadership coaching from the managerial and external perspective within the context of career stage, seniority, role challenges and organizational need in order to facilitate meaningful change. Finally, it covers the limitations of the strength-based approach to leadership development together with the challenges of integrating positive leadership development. It shows exactly what a strengths focus is and that there is increasing evidence that this approach does get results. Where other books focus on one model of identifying strengths, this book offers a balanced and critical examination, showing how to apply a positive strength-based approach.
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Managing Human Resources

Human Resource Management in Transition

Author: Stephen Bach,Martin Edwards

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118509986

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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This revised edition is a comprehensive, authoritative set of essays. It is more detailed and analytical than the mainstream treatments of HRM. As in previous editions, Managing Human Resources analyses HRM, the study of work and employment, using an integrated multi-disciplinary approach. The starting point is a recognition that HRM practice and firm performance are influenced by a variety of institutional arrangements that extend beyond the firm. The consequences of HRM need to incorporate analysis of employees and other stakeholders as well as the implications for organizational performance.
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Employee Engagement

A Roadmap for Creating Profits, Optimizing Performance, and Increasing Loyalty

Author: Brad Federman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470522585

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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"If you think you know everything it takes to attain associate/employee engagement, put yourself to the test. This book provides a holistic approach to engagement that will create the competitive edge required to succeed in this economy." --Sharon S. Bilgischer, senior manager, logistics global talent, curriculum and documentation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. There is clear and mounting evidence that employee engagement keenly correlates to individual, group, and corporate performance in areas such as retention, productivity, customer service, and loyalty. This timely treatment provides a comprehensive framework, language, and process that genuinely connects "People" strategy with "Business" strategy. It offers a research-based blueprint for looking at employee engagement with the same regularity and importance as any other aspect of the organization.
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Magnet Environments: Supporting the Retention and Satisfaction of Nurses, An Issue of Nursing Clinics - E-Book

Author: Karen Hill

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709395

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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This issue of Nursing Clinics of North America will focus on Magnet Hospitals. Article topics will include nursing workforce data on magnet versus non-magnet hospitals, magnet culture and satisfaction, best practices in ensuring engagement among nurses, nursing retention, partnerships between academics and practice, and nursing retention strategies.
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