David Zinger’s Employee Engagement Chronicle is your primary source for current news, views, reviews, and research on employee engagement.
Each entry includes a link to an article or post with a short verbatim tidbit from the actual article. If you are intrigued I encourage you to click on the author or souce name at the start of each summary to study the entire article.
Get the points:
- Employee engagement is a key interest for HR executives.
- Be a leader of fresh surprise.
- 51% of actively disengaged employees want to fire their boss.
Employee Engagement Articles:
BEST PRACTICES, LLC offered a press release – Retain Talent and Engage Employees in 2008. Here was the introduction to the release: Talent retention, employee engagement and retirement top the list of interests among 2007’s mix of human resources executives in the Best Practices, LLC’s Global Benchmarking Council. From executive-driven research studies and collaborative participation in surveys to networking events, roundtable discussions and information exchange teleconferences, proactive HR executives shared ideas and insights that helped them succeed this year.
Anna Farmery from the engaging brand blog composed a post on ‘Starck’ Advice on Employee Engagement. She asks a very interesting question of leaders at the end of her post: So are you a producer…a manager….a bog standard plastic juicer… Or are you a spider juicer……a leader of surprise, a manager of surprise…..one who engages through keeping the work fresh….keeping the team on their toes…constantly redefining their leadership brand.
Kim Proctor wrote about Employee engagement: the foundation for customer engagement. Kim cites the Gallup poll about the percentage of employees who would fire their boss based on their level of disengagement. Only 6% of engaged employees would fire their boss; 23% of not engaged employees would fire their boss; and, 51% of actively disengaged employees would fire their boss.
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