Employee Engagement is Not a Buzz Word, It's a Positive Attitude

Original Source: The Employee Engagement Working Paper, by Prof. Nitin Vazirani, M.Com. in Finance, M.Com in Mgmt, M.H.R.D.M. PhD (Pursuing) of the SIES College of Management Studies

Employee  Engagement has become a buzz  word for  employee communication.  But it’s more than just a buzz word, it is a positive attitude  held by  the employees  towards  the  organization  and  its  values. We already know that engagement has become a priority for many organizations. Employee engagement is the level of commitment and involvement an employee has towards their organization and its values. An engaged employee is aware of business context, and works with colleagues to improve performance within the job for the benefit of the organization.

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Infographic: Is Flexible Mobility the New Workplace Currency?

Original Source: Cisco Connected World Technology Report, The New Workplace Currency

To demonstrate the role of the network in our lives, Cisco commissioned an international workforce study of nearly 3000 people. The study revealed that one in three college students and young professionals consider the Internet to be as important as air, water, food, and shelter. The study also found that their desire to use social media, mobile devices, and the Internet more freely in the workplace is strong enough to influence their future job choice, sometimes more than salary. .

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You asked, I answered: A Social Workplace Starts with Culture and Engagement

Yesterday evening, I had the pleasure of appearing on Digital 411, an internet technology radio show. During the show, I discussed the impact that social technologies can have on HR transformation and employee engagement. There was so much interest in this topic that I didn’t have time to respond to all of the questions asked. Here are the questions that sparked the conversation along with my responses.

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Social Knows: Employee Engagement Statistics (Nov 2011)

In our “Social Knows” series, we sniff out and compile statistics and research regarding workplace / workforce management, human resources and employee engagement. The goal is to provide you with the background knowledge necessary to support your own recommendations, findings and strategies. Submissions always welcomed. SHRM Research Spotlight: Social Media in the Workplace Social Media in the Workplace

20% of CEO surveyed use LinkedIn; 17% use Facebook; 9% use Twitter; 8% use YouTube; 7% use Photo-sharing applications; 5% use Video-sharing applications 69% of respondents surveyed say their organization does NOT track employee use of social media on company-owned computers or handheld devices 57% of respondents surveyed say their organization does NOT block access to social media on company-owned computers or handheld devices? 68% of respondents surveyed say their organizations have groups or individuals who currently engage in social media activities to reach external audiences

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