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Engagement isn’t just a nice to have…

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Much has been written about employee engagement in recent years as this relatively modern phenomenon continues to evolve from its internal communication roots, with sites like the Employee Engagement Forum springing up to provide the passionate with a voice.

Although, as Tom Peters claims, there‚Äôs probably a little too much “talking” and worryingly little “doing” for my taste. While debating the state of employee engagement with forum members (in particular Paul Meshanko), despite being separated by an ocean and a common language we agree that, although often over-complicated, the general premise of employee engagement is simple.

Individual contributions of employees in the workplace are influenced by the strength of their emotional connection to their employer.

The stronger and more positive that connection, the more likely it is employees will contribute their best efforts for the sake of their organisation or brand.

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