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How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
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Hi folks,Some help and advice please. I am very interested in learning more about how recognition at work enhances employee engagement.  Can anyone point me to any recent research on the…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Espana Jul 28, 2011.

 

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Joe Espana replied to David Zinger's discussion JOT: Just One Thing for Employee Engagement (eBook Contributions)
"The one thing I would do to increase employee engagement would be to listen deeply so they felt heard."
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Top 10 elements of employee engagement

With my colleagues we have spent a great deal of time researching current views and studies on employee engagement, along side our own work with clients.  We are absolutely endebted to the wealth of work out there.Interestingly enough what  we have found is some very significant focal points that we have been developing into our approach when working with clients.  There seems to be certain fundamental underpinnings regarding employee engagement. Here are the top 10 highlights:1) Not everyone…See More
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Joe Espana replied to David Zinger's discussion 50 Word Case Study in Employee Engagement
"Andrew should ask his President what he believes about employee engagement and why he thinks Andrew is the man for the job. Assuming 'today' Oxon was a highly engaged workplace, what would they see, hear or feel?"
Nov 17, 2011
Joe Espana replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"Thank you Keith.  This is extremely interesting.  Are you able to share stats or the relationship coefficient of recognition to the measures of engagement you mention? Thanks so much. Joe"
Jul 28, 2011
Keith Owen replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"It appears as if you have got a plethora of good advice in comments you have already received.  I would like to add that the survey research I have been doing consistently reveals that frequent and targeted recognition is an important predictor…"
Jul 28, 2011
Steve Richardson replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"Hi Joe...as a Board memeber of Recognition Professionals International, I would also recommend having a look at our association and the number of research studies posted on our website for members. Perhaps you would want to consider joining to get…"
Jul 28, 2011
Anna Szabowska-Walaszczyk replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"When you think about recognition it is important, to remember that it is a form of feedback (of course positive), so if you now what you are doing and if you know you are doing it right - you get sense of competence, accomplishment, achievement…"
Jul 28, 2011
Roy Saunderson replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"You're proably already familiar with Jim and Barry's "Encouraging the Heart" book which focuses on praise, recognition and other practices.   Their latest work that came out last year is The Truth about Leadership: The…"
Jul 27, 2011
Joe Espana replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"Thanks for this excellent input.  It corresponds very much with our own work study on managerial appreciation practices in employee recognition. I think I read somwhere that Kouzes and Posnan of The Leadership Challenge fame, have also done…"
Jul 27, 2011
Joe Espana replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"Roy, thanks so much.  I was aware of the last two studies but not of the first, so thats really helpful.  Thanks Joe"
Jul 27, 2011
Roy Saunderson replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"Here are some studies I think you will like. There is a loose connection to engagement as a specific measure but I think they show a powerful connection for recognition, as well as rewards, for elevating performance. Adam Grant and Francesca Gino…"
Jul 27, 2011
Roy Saunderson replied to Joe Espana's discussion How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement
"  Just as there are different definitions for employee engagement the same dilemma exists for employee recognition. Employee engagement generally covers employee willingness to give discretionary effort to work and intent to stay with the…"
Jul 27, 2011
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How does recognition at work enhance employee engagement

Hi folks,Some help and advice please. I am very interested in learning more about how recognition at work enhances employee engagement.  Can anyone point me to any recent research on the subject? many thanks in advanceSee More
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"  Hello Joe   I would like to welcome you to the Employee Engagement Network. Thank you for joining us from the United Kingdom. I know you will find a wealth of information and many engaging people here. Please feel free to add a picture…"
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Top 10 elements of employee engagement

With my colleagues we have spent a great deal of time researching current views and studies on employee engagement, along side our own work with clients.  We are absolutely endebted to the wealth of work out there.

Interestingly enough what  we have found is some very significant focal points that we have been developing into our approach when working with clients.  There seems to be certain fundamental underpinnings regarding employee engagement. Here are the top 10…

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Hello Joe

 

I would like to welcome you to the Employee Engagement Network. Thank you for joining us from the United Kingdom. I know you will find a wealth of information and many engaging people here. Please feel free to add a picture of yourself to become more engaged with the community. Thank you for joining us!

 

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