EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT ASSESSMENTS •Assessments of employee engagements have become very important to organizations.•Assessments measure how happy an employee is with their job and manager, and place of employment. •Engaging employees and assessing their feelings about their work environment and management gives the organization room for improvement.•These assessments also shed light on whether or not an employee is engaged in their work.
ORGANIZATIONAL ROLES IN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENTS •Organizations play important roles in promoting engagement amongst their employees.•Especially during economic hardships employers should rely less on extrinsic factors of the job:•Pay and benefits, building an atmosphere of development and purpose with all employees.
INTRINSIC MOTIVATION AMONG EMPLOYEES•Intrinsic motivation is demonstrated through “ behaviors that are performed for their inherent interest and enjoyment of the activity itself “(Dacey, Baltzell, & Zaichkowsky, 2008, p. 570) •Self-Determination Theory Indicates that there are three fundamental needs that are essential for facilitating social development and well-being: competence, autonomy, and relatedness.•Situations which promote such characteristics induce intrinsic motivation.
SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR TRAITS•Team and group focus•Construct trust•Instill control measures•Ensure employees are actively participating in the change•Discuss strategic interventions when necessary
BEHAVIOR REFLECTION & ANALYSIS•Focus on detectable behavior.•Target the eternal factors that have an impact on improving behavior.