In these troubled times, it’s hard for organizations to focus on employee moral and happiness. I’ve heard many ‘leaders’ say things like “they should be happy they have a job” when confronted with low moral and employee unhappiness. My response to those ‘leaders’ is this: Think about what will happen when the economy rebounds and … Read more If they could choose, would they stay?
Employee engagement has been seen as a ‘buzzword’ for some time but also been touted as something that every organization should focus on. It appears that there is some progress toward engaging employees (see the “Further Reading” below) but of course, many organization’s just don’t “get it”. Instead of talking about how to engage employees … Read more A Thought on Employee Engagement
Management issues had posted another article (see the previous one here and my comments on the topic here) topic titled “Still suspicious of flexible working” that discusses a newly released study by HR consultancy Hewitt Associates. An excerpt follows: The survey of 90 U.S. employers also found that two thirds believed that flexibility increased employee … Read more Flexible working hours revisted