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This Interim Report presents the current status of a research programme exploring the links between employee engagement and work-related well-being. The study, which is being conducted in partnership with the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, draws on many years of research into both topics as well as recent advances in the field of neuroscience. It […]

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Published today, Wednesday 24 June, a new ACAS report Building Productivity. Brendan Barber examines how the UK could improve productivity through the lens of the workplace. Brendan identifies seven levers of workplace productivity, many of which will resonate with employee engagement practitioners: Well designed work Skilled line managers Managing conflict effectively Clarity about rights and responsibilities […]

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Feel free to use this slide presentation, or slide from it, to present the evidence that high employee engagement delivers better business outcomes. Click the image for the download link Employee engagement the evidence from Engage for Success

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A 5-year academic study by the University of Chicago of Great Place to Work data shows that there is a direct link between an organisation’s values as perceived by its employees and its financial performance. A team of researchers at Chicago University, using Great Place to Work data, found: There is no correlation between an […]

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In this thought piece, Katie Truss explores the differences in the way that academics and practitioners conceptualise and approach engagement – differences that do not seem to be lessening over time. She poses seven key areas that are ripe for future engagement research, starting with the fundamental question, ‘what is engagement?’. Employee engagement is a […]

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Trust, or integrity, is a key driver of engagement which is also a key driver of business performance. Capital One and Barclays, two major players in financial services – a sector not currently blessed with a high reputation for trust – talked about how they use this critical organisational value to drive their businesses forward […]

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This Report by Robertson Cooper has been published annually since 2007. The strength of its perspectives and range of contributors, marks a real watershed for well-being. It gives great encouragement to see some of the world’s leading organisations putting employee well-being at the heart of their corporate strategies – Barclays, NHS Employers, Diageo, Atkins, the list goes on. […]

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Dale Carnegie Training teamed with MSW Research to study the functional and emotional elements that affect employee engagement in the Banking Industry. A national representative sample of 150 banking employees revealed that a little over one-third of those surveyed were identified as being “Fully Engaged” while about 1 out of 7 were “Disengaged”. At the […]

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Baker Tilly Report: A new perspective on Employee Engagement Happy employees make happy customers… …yet it is not always that simple. Employees represent a company and its brand; their interactions with shop-goers have long been considered the ‘moment of truth’ for customers. Ensuring employee engagement at the workplace is a critical task for any retailer. In […]

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