Engaging Managers with Engagement


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What is employee engagement

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Engaging Managers with Engagement

  1. 1. Engaging Managers with Engagement Seminar 10 th May 2011
  2. 2. What is employee engagement? <ul><li>“ A positive attitude held by the employee towards the organisation and its values. </li></ul><ul><li>An engaged employee is aware of business context, and works with colleagues to improve performance within the job for the benefit of the organisation.” </li></ul><ul><li>Robinson D., Perryman S. and Hayday S. (2004). The Drivers of Employee Engagement. Report 408, Institute for Employment Studies </li></ul>
  3. 3. Effective Leadership styles in tough times Source: Best Companies for Leadership – HayGroup / Bloomberg Business Week
  4. 6. Leadership authenticity is key No ‘one size fits all’ Those tasked with championing engagement need to show bravery in order to break the rules to embrace low or zero-cost guerrilla tactics . Organisational participation in benchmark surveys – eg. The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For – provide brand rallying point for employees Achieving engagement requires innovative thinking, which needs to be supported by new communication technologies. 2011 CIPD Engagement Conference Headlines Engagement unlikely to be achieved by an annual staff engagement survey ...unless inputs / outputs clearly extremely well joined up
  5. 7. For further information, please contact: Paddy Collins Torc Consulting Group 4 Lower Pembroke Street Dublin 2 Ph : +353-1-6623020 www.torc.ie For news & updates of interest ... please visit:  Torc News Blog