The Engagement Equation: Leadership Strategies for an Inspired Workforce by Christoper Rice, Fraswer Marlow and Mary Ann Masarech
Three authors from Blessing White have worked together to produce The Engagement Equation. This a comprehensive book on employee engagement and leadership/organizational actions to promote engagement.
It is not an ideal book for the casual reader or person looking to have a general understanding of engagement because of how much is covered from the X model of engagement to measuring ROI but it is an ideal book for a VP, Director, or Manager responsible for developing, organizing and coordinating an organization’s employee engagement approach and program.
Here were 6 snippets that caught my eye:
N=1. Engagement is fundamentally an individual equation yet everyone owns a part of the equation.
Daily. To work, engagement must become a daily priority at work
Plates. We can feel like plate spinners at work but this will exhaust everyone and the plates will eventually spin out of control so we must learn to spin our own plate
Max. Full engagement represents an alignment of maximum satisfaction fo the individual with maximum contribution for the organization.
Talk. Dialogue is a key to work towards fuller employee engagement as we hold ongoing conversations with all employees about results, alignment, and engagement.
CARE. Coach, Align, Recognize and Engage.
This is a fine book for a comprehensive understanding of employee engagement. It would make a helpful contribution to an employee engagement library.
David Zinger is a global employee engagement expert who uses the 10 block pyramid of employee engagement as a practical and tactical approach to enhancing and increasing employee engagement for both individuals and organizations.