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David Zinger’s Employee Engagement Chronicle provides you with links and short snippets from the most recent writings in the field of Employee Engagement.
This site will feature a regular overview and links to the latest news and writing. There will be a link to an article or post and and a short verbatim tidbit from that post. If you are intrigued I encourage you to click on the author or souces name to read the entire article.
David Zinger’s Employee Engagement Chronicle stives to be your primary source to stay up to date with the news, views, reviews, and research on employee engagement.
Marlene Post wrote about failure to inspire based on the recent Towers Perrin worldwide employee engagement survey: Most of the world’s workers are just not into their jobs. And it’s not pay or benefits they blame, it’s senior management’s failure to inspire them or show an interest in their well-being. Only 21 percent of 88,600 workers surveyed online in 18 countries are “engaged,” or emotionally invested, in their jobs, according to the 2007 Global Workforce Study just released by Towers Perrin, a New York-based global professional services firm.
Tracey E. Schelmetic wrote that for HR Success consider employee engagement: Survey results from a recent International Round-table on the topic of “employee engagement” reveal that organizations with formal employee engagement programs will distance themselves from the competition, particularly in the areas of recruiting, retention and bottom-line financial results. The round-table featured industry experts and co-participants Andy Parsley and David Zinger and was attended by 70 HR professionals and business leaders from Fortune 500 companies.
Rick at Flip Chart Fairy Tales asked: Is a bit of Marxism Good for Managers: If you start from the assumption that alienation is a prevailing force, driving employees towards ever greater disengagement, you realise that management is, in part, an exercise in damage limitation. If you did nothing, your workforce would become more and more disengaged. You need to work hard to counteract this force. [Read more…] about Employee Engagement Chronicle No. 1