Tag Archives: Employee Engagement

Engaged employees perform, Inspired employees excel

It is now accepted that if you have an Engaged workforce your business will perform better than those with less engaged workforces – particularly in times of austerity. Followers of this blog series will know that we have a robust … Continue reading »

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“Corrosive” High Pay Damages Employee Engagement: Expert Comment

Leading employee engagement expert, Alan Crozier, author of The Engagement Manifesto says that top earners are damaging the UK’s ability to weather current economic conditions by undermining the motivation of employees. He says, “Engagement is the driver of performance and … Continue reading »

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Employee engagement: what doesn’t work?

Everyone thinks they know what engagement means, but they use the same word to describe different constructs, all of which are meant to enhance business performance in some way. Here are some that fail to deliver sustainable performance on their … Continue reading »

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More sophistication, less employee engagement value?

The Human Resources function has taken on ever increasing disciplines: reward (compensation and benefits); learning and development; training; talent management; succession planning; and very often, employee communication. But many have failed to demonstrate added value, so they are seen as … Continue reading »

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Employee engagement’s role in talent broking.

Despite the unemployment statistics, there’s always a shortage of real talent. People generally – but key talent particularly – drive value, so organisations have to attract, fully engage and retain that talent. Many companies simply interpret that to mean being … Continue reading »

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If employees are their greatest asset, why don’t employee engagement strategies engage?

Alan Crozier, one of our directors, says, “For longer than I care to remember, annual reports have stated that employees are the organisation’s greatest asset, but you wouldn’t guess that from their behaviours.” “Various initiatives like total rewards, learning and … Continue reading »

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Grady joins The Ghost Partnership

Kevin Grady will be joining The Ghost Partnership in September to head up their Total Reward consulting practice. Kevin has held senior Reward posts with Bank of Scotland, THUS plc, AEGON, and is currently working with Barclays in London. “Kevin … Continue reading »

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Interesting paradox brewing…

In May last year, the Government re-appointed David MacLeod and Nita Clark on the subject of Employee Engagement. They have set up a Task Force with the intention of promoting an engagement philosophy amongst businesses and other organisations throughout the … Continue reading »

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The mystery revealed……….

How do you do your job?  I bet you don’t do it the same way as anyone else.  You bring yourself to it.  Typically though, every job evaluation process attempts to minimise the impact of the emotional engagement that people … Continue reading »

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“He gets it…..!”

Those of us who lived through the genesis of the “equal pay for work of equal value” claims will remember the mantra “you measure the job…not the person.”  Up to a point that is a valid position to take and … Continue reading »

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