Employee Engagement news, blogs, research and opinion: What’s appearing on the web this week? (02/09/13) 

Missed the latest employee engagement news? Click below to read some of the latest employee engagement content that’s being shared on the web this week. (w/c 02 Sept 2013)

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Corporate Culture And Social Responsibility: Should Investors Care? UBS Says ‘Yes’International Business Times
Investors may be overlooking the importance of internal corporate culture and social responsibility pledges, to financial returns, according to recent research by Swiss banking giant UBS AG. In a pair of research notes from Monday, UBS analysts argue that internal corporate culture and staff morale can impact effective sales and research strongly. They add that corporate social responsibility also apparently drives stronger financial returns, at least on certain occasions.

Engaging Employees in Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility [Report]Workforce For Good
Employee engagement is one of the toughest and often most perplexing elements of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts. The level of employee involvement and ownership is critical to the success of corporate sustainability and CSR efforts. Employees bridge the gap between the company’s sustainability/CSR goals and the realization of those goals.

Company culture: what can we learn from SingTel, Asia’s leading telco?Econsultancy
How many big organisations are actually good places to work? How many are changing their organisational structure and creating an ethos of transparency? SingTel seems to be one of the companies undergoing big changes whilst trying to maintain a distinctive company culture (distinctive in being amenable to the workforce). I’ve been secreting myself in far corners of its website, and digging up interesting truffles of culture.

Employee Engagement Strategy? Nay! Leadership Strategy!CX Journey
Let’s just put this out there again: Employee Engagement is not a strategy. I just read somewhere that it is … which tells me that it bears repeating both what it is and what it isn’t. Employee engagement is…the emotional connection or commitment that an employee has to the organization that then causes the employee to want to put forth the additional effort to ensure the organization and the brand succeed.

Leaders Are Made, Not Born: A Roadmap To Cultivating Leadership That Inspires ResultsGenerator Group
Research indicates that, for the most part, leaders are made – not born. This is welcome news for most of us. Great leaders increase productivity, encourage employee retention, and help keep brands innovative. So how can you cultivate leadership skills?


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