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WorkEnvironmentResponsibilityPart1F09 - Engagement What is...

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Unformatted text preview: Engagement What is it? Why is it important? How engaged is the workforce and you? The Environment External Internal Ethical Responsibility the simultaneous employment and expression of a person's preferred self in task behaviors that promote connections to work and to others, personal presence (physical, cognitive, and emotional) and active, full performances (Kahn, Academy of Management Journal, 1990, p. 700). In other wordsPhysically, Cognitively, and Emotionally invested in your work. Engagement is all about creating a culture where people do not feel misused, overused, underused, or abused. Paula Ketter, T+D, January 2008 Specifically, employees who reported that they were highly engaged, were also found to be superior performers in terms of Task performance (your job; supervisor rated) Organizational citizenship behaviors (behaviors not explicitly part of your job such as helping co- workers who have been absentmore about this later in the semester; supervisor rated) Withdrawal behavior (less likely to withdraw from the organization). Offices with engaged employees are up to 43% more productive. (The Hay Group) Gallup Management Journal 29% of employees are actively engaged in their jobs 54% of employees are not engaged 17% of employees are actively disengaged Disengagement cost the American economy (in lost productivity) up to $300 billion per year. How do you create an engaged workforce.Connections! Additional information (FYI)http://www.gallup.com/consulting/ 121535/Employee-Engagement-Overview-Brochure.aspx Demographics Fall 09 Gender Men: 52.5% Women: 47.5% Age Age 22 or less: 84% Over 22: 16% Any Work Experience Yes: 95% No: 5% Years Full Time Experience Less than 1 year: 53% 1 year or more: 47% For those Currently Working (40%) Less than 30 hours:65% 30 hours or more: 35% 1. I work with intensity . 2. I exert my full effort . 3. I devote a lot of energy . 4. I try my hardest to perform well. 5. I strive as hard as I can to complete my coursework/work. 6. I exert a lot of energy . 7. I AVOID working to hard (R)....
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course MAN 3025 taught by Professor Lepine during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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WorkEnvironmentResponsibilityPart1F09 - Engagement What is...

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