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Essential Elements of Employee Engagement - Baseline

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Many organizations have an employee engagement problem, but addressing the issue successfully isn't as simple as giving raises or promotions.
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Engagement is simpler than we think--a 60% boost just from giving recognition? 

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the Lonely Intrapreneur

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If you've got Intrapreneurs in your business already, you're [probably] lucky to have them - however, studies suggest they could well be doing it off their own back in a challenging environment! Engage everyone and they'll be much happier and more productive too.
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Engagement works!

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Four Emotional Drivers for Employee Engagement

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Carol Sherriff's curator insight, September 7, 2013 11:36 AM

I like the simplicity of the model suggested - prompts thought - but on reflection it is to simplistic. People are differently motivated within each of the four headings. I tend to use Archetypes or NLP frames of reference when working with a group on motivation/

Bryce Wettstein's curator insight, September 9, 2013 12:08 AM

"Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it's a magnificent profession." - Professor Clay Christensen

 

I think this quote is an excellent supplement to the article. The article talks about four different emotional drivers that motivate employees, and how their morale affects their overall performance. If a manager is able to satisfy these emotional drivers, it develops positive employee engagement in the workplace.

 

This is a great example of the behavioral approach to management, which stresses group dynamic and leadership, social needs as primary motivating factors, and focuses more on the human side of an organization.

Terence R. Egan's curator insight, July 5, 2014 9:32 PM


Now, how can the principles of Behavioral Economics be employed in the workplace in order to optimize the attainment of the four emotional drivers?

 

For example, studies have shown that sharing unique, or even risky activities can considerably enhance bonding and teamwork. This has been shown to be true whether between lovers (or prospective lovers), colleagues, or both (although that last one is purely my own speculation!).

 

How can Behavioral Economics inform us on the attainment of the other three emotional drivers?   

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The 5 Factors that Ruin Employee Engagement - 1to1 Media

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1to1 Media The 5 Factors that Ruin Employee Engagement 1to1 Media The recent recession led to a decrease in employment opportunities, making workers less inclined to leave their job because of low engagement and employers less incentivized to...
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Bad management and  lack of training?  That'll wreck it every time.

 

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Employee Engagement And Your Operational Strategy

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Joanne Brooks's curator insight, September 10, 2013 1:48 AM

Employee enagagement whilst not easy it vital to any business ... you just have to look at how the benefits outweigh the work... loyalty, enthusiasm, productivity, profitability, motivated... and the list goes on!

Donna Karlin's curator insight, September 10, 2013 8:52 AM

Where operational strategy meets organizational culture.

Greg Lustig's curator insight, September 11, 2013 9:25 PM

To fully engage employees ,you need to make them feel that they are an 

intregral part of the process.