Summary of Employee Engagement

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Employee Engagement book summary
You can build a happier, more effective organization with the “happiness advantage” of employee engagement.


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Employee engagement specialist Emma Bridger says “never mind” to annual employee surveys and advises building a strategic engagement road map, instead. Drawing from academic research and professional practice, Bridger enriches her coverage of the subdisciplines of organizational development and human resource management with case studies and examples. She offers how-to guidance, including tools and techniques. Bridger explains why engaged employees are happier, perform better and take fewer days off sick – and she has the evidence to prove why every employer should embrace engagement’s “happiness advantage.” getAbstract recommends her essential text to managers and HR professionals as a solid primer for exploring and encouraging employee engagement.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why engagement matters,
  • How positive psychology research can help you build your engagement strategy and
  • What methods you can use to create an enduring strategic engagement road map.


Why Engagement?
Employee engagement is an “attitude,” a “behavior” and an “outcome.” It incorporates involving and motivating staff members to encourage them to commit, collaborate and perform. Engagement encompasses the cognitive, emotional and social components of the work life of an...
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About the Author

Emma Bridger, who has a background in psychology and behavior change, is a consultant in employee engagement.

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    Bhavya Bhatnagar 1 year ago
    Engagement is key to success and this summary is very insightful and thoughtful. 
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    Morrison Shawn Marie 2 years ago
    After recently receiving our employee voice survey, I am encouraged by the direction my company is taking. This summary is insightful. Implementing the plan is essential.
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    Anthony Federico 2 years ago
    This is great info for providing information on engagement. Sometimes it's easier said than done.

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