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Employee Engagement

Make Your Big Organization Feel Smaller

How do you engage your employees? This is the promise that social software is supposed to provide, making a big organization feel smaller. But a true social enterprise is more than leveraging online media and networking tools. It’s about trusting your workforce while providing purposeful programs for them to be heard – whether it’s to ask a question, give an opinion, or share recognition that can highlight desired workplace behaviours.

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 2, 2012
   
Make Your Big Organization Feel Smaller

How do you engage your employees? This is the promise that social software is supposed to provide, making a big organization feel smaller. But a true social enterprise is more than...

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 2, 2012
Don't Just Study Your Employees - Engage Them

In my opinion, engagement is more often studied than practiced. Over the last number of years the terms satisfaction, engagement, survey, assessment have become interchangeable when...

David Bator
By David Bator
on September 17, 2012
Why Employee Engagement Is Studied, Not Practiced

Employee engagement is directly tied to financial success. It can make or break an organization. So it’s no surprise it remains in the spotlight, frequently strategized in the boardroom, a...

David Bator
By David Bator
on July 18, 2012
How much of your payroll is cost?

Did you know that Gallup estimates that lost productivity comes with a price tag of 300 billion?  When you add turnover, that number rises. It’s estimated to cost almost double a departee’s...

David Bator
By David Bator
on July 9, 2012
Employee Engagement - Do you assess or address?

In a recent article for Industry Week Joyce L. Gioia made the point that employee engagement has a direct impact on creativity and productivity and by extension, your bottom line...

David Bator
By David Bator
on March 2, 2012
Employee Motivation - What Do Your Employees Love?

As communicators we have a responsibility to keep our employees motivated and informed around the topics that keep them efficient and productive corporate citizens. But the reality is that...

David Bator
By David Bator
on February 14, 2012
Why Employee Engagement Matters

We all know that engagement matters. When individual employees are engaged in the workplace, everyone benefits. Studies show that there is a direct relationship between employee commitment...

David Bator
By David Bator
on November 28, 2011
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