Employee Engagement 101

When engagement is a key component of a company’s approach to success, it can deliver high value to business and people-related objectives—from financial performance—to greater employee happiness, productivity, retention, and more. Understanding what drives employee engagement—and how to measure it effectively—helps organizations identify and meet their employees’ needs at work.

Read on to learn about the benefits of employee engagement, what drives engagement, and how leaders can measure and improve employee engagement across the enterprise.

How to turn managers into employee engagement champions

Employee engagement is critical and getting it right is often difficult, which is often made harder with the effect of the various dynamics of different team cultures. Each team has and requires their own engagement DNA, making a one-size fits all strategy to employee engagement near on impossible.

Manager-led employee engagement can be encouraged in 3 simple steps: 

1. Quantify: Give them the data they require

2. Diagnose: Help them understand it

3. Improve: Encourage action