Below is a recent online article written by Simon T. Bailey in the Memphis Business Journal
“What is “employee engagement”? Psychologists, sociologists and CEOs alike are still arguing about the proper definition of the term, but they agree on the basics: An engaged employee is fully absorbed, satisfied, and furthers the organization’s mission through positive action.
As an emerging leader, you probably embody engagement, and you know how it affects your productivity.
What is the link between engagement and productivity?
Gallup has been conducting an ongoing study of international workplaces, monitoring how employee engagement levels affect output and performance. The study claims that if each organization were to double its customers, they could potentially save their countries’ economies. The study spans over 140 countries, and has been conducted over the past five years. If this is true, then there may be a way to improve both focus and output in your team.
Improving employee engagement
What can you do to encourage high employee engagement in your team members, leading to increased productivity and better performance? Here are a few you can take to create a perfect environment for enthusiastic workers: