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21 contemporary employee engagement tools and concepts david zinger

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A succinct outline of 21 concepts and tools to improve employee engagement.

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21 contemporary employee engagement tools and concepts david zinger

  1. 1. The Employee Engagement Network 2 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts Here are 21 contemporary employee engagement tools and concepts that can make a difference in employee engagement in 2015 and beyond.
  2. 2. The Employee Engagement Network 3 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger View employee engagement as a rich experience and opportunity that will benefit the employee, organization, management, leadership, customer, and society. Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 1
  3. 3. The Employee Engagement Network 4 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 2 Start all employee engagement work by thinking about what needs to stop or end so that there is capacity and energy for engagement.
  4. 4. The Employee Engagement Network 5 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 3 Ensure that engagement definitions and measures are inextricably woven into performance and results.
  5. 5. The Employee Engagement Network 6 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 4 Extend employee engagement invitations and “let” employee engagement occur.
  6. 6. The Employee Engagement Network 7 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 5 Determine the smallest most significant thing we can do to enhance engagement then build in structures to ensure it happens again and again and again…
  7. 7. The Employee Engagement Network 8 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 6 Co-create surveys with employees (yes, ask employees what questions should be asked on the survey) and offer real time feedback with courage to face setbacks and enthusiasm to celebrate progress.
  8. 8. The Employee Engagement Network 9 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 7 Acknowledge and accept that we are all responsible for engagement.
  9. 9. The Employee Engagement Network 10 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 8 Use current social media tools to craft strategy and ensure everyone is on the same page by letting everyone write on that page. Embrace the line from positive deviancy, “never do anything about me without me.”
  10. 10. The Employee Engagement Network 11 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 9 Amplify employee voice so that we can all be heard and work together to respond to what we hear.
  11. 11. The Employee Engagement Network 12 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 10 Use any signs of disengagement as a trigger for a meaningful conversation with the person who is disengaged.
  12. 12. The Employee Engagement Network 13 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 11 Ensure that engagement enriches the well- being and energy of the employee both in- side and outside of work.
  13. 13. The Employee Engagement Network 14 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 12 Recognize that engagement and effort is always under the discretion of the employee and work together to enhance the inherent discretion in all work.
  14. 14. The Employee Engagement Network 15 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 13 Ensure senior leadership knows they are employees too, and work with them to keep them fully engaged.
  15. 15. The Employee Engagement Network 16 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 14 Provide employees with their own dashboard of engagement to keep them updated daily or even hourly on their personal level of engagement.
  16. 16. The Employee Engagement Network 17 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 15 Make use of smart phones as a primary tool for engagement information, measurement, and intervention.
  17. 17. The Employee Engagement Network 18 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 16 Refuse to treat employee engagement work as a fad or bandwagon and integrate engagement so tightly into work, management, and leadership that we seldom feel the need to use the term employee engagement.
  18. 18. The Employee Engagement Network 19 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 17 Make the workplace so safe that no one hesitates to sign their name to their work or their engagement measure. We don’t foster engagement with anonymous approaches and survey invisibility cloaks.
  19. 19. The Employee Engagement Network 20 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 18 Treat all performance variance conversa- tions and interventions as engagement work rather than as another number, tick box, form, or something to avoid.
  20. 20. The Employee Engagement Network 21 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 19 Maximize the amount of autonomy and freedom within work and encourage employees strengths to come to the surface, to shine, and to make our organization stronger.
  21. 21. The Employee Engagement Network 22 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 20 Structure work so that at the end of the day employees report that work is an energy gain for them not an energy drain.
  22. 22. The Employee Engagement Network 23 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger Contemporary approaches to employee engagement 21 Measure less, engage more, and enthrall often.
  23. 23. The Employee Engagement Network 24 21 Contemporary Employee Engagement Tools and Concepts by David Zinger What’s next? Who is David Zinger? David Zinger is a global employee engagement expert. He has spent over 14,000 hours on employee engagement. David founded the 6600 member Employee Engagement Network. He has spoken around the globe and he wrote 3 books on work. How can he help me? David can help you increase employee engagement through small, simple, strategic, sustainable and significant actions. His help is infused with value, cost effective, and simple to implement. How do I get in touch with Mr. Zinger? Email: david@davidzinger.com Website: www.davidzinger.com Phone: 204 254 2130

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