Nearly 75% of employees don’t like their jobs. They don’t work hard at them or care about their customers. The result is no surprise: companies with disengaged employees don’t do as well as firms with employees who are engaged. But what can you do if your staff members tune out? HR experts Debra Corey and Glenn Elliott offer a “rebel playbook” that shakes up the status quo. They include numerous “plays” – mini-case histories showing how companies with great engagement connect with employees. Corey and Elliott outline a 10-step “Engagement Bridge Model” as a strategy for turning things around. They urge you to address workspaces, employee well-being, remuneration, communication, meaning, leadership, management, “job design,” learning and recognition. And they tell you how. getAbstract recommends their methods to anyone who exercises organizational authority.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why employee engagement matters,
- What level of engagement most employees experience and
- How to apply the 10 steps of the “Engagement Bridge Model” to improve employee engagement at your organization.
About the Authors
Glenn Elliott is the founder of Reward Gateway, a UK firm working with integrated employee engagement technology. Debra Corey has held senior HR roles at several major corporations.