While employees may be happy to attend annual retreats or receive increments in their salary, is it really what matters to them when they tap into discretionary efforts to fulfill organizational goals?
It is not just a tick in the box
With access to specialist resources and technology becoming increasingly easy, it is challenging to differentiate from the competition. Unique selling propositions shift their burden from one source to another as the competition is quick to match its offering with changing market dynamics.
Organizations, regardless of their size, nature or geography need to rely on their workforce everyday to improve mobility to blue oceans and reinvent competitive advantage to stay relevant and win over and over again.This is a tedious process for many and is the source of increasing costs for organizations spending more and more time on planning. Today’s fast paced markets require businesses to innovate continuously and respond faster than ever before
It is critical that employers support their workforce and provide them with all the resources to make this process effective and efficient. The most important resource and catalyst is ‘Engagement'.
Where to begin
It’s a mindset at first - It is important to begin by realizing that people are an organization’s greatest asset. Taking care of employees is therefore central to any organization and will enable them to function at their full potential – engagement is what unlocks this potential and moves you closer towards reaching your business objectives.
Before you begin
Before starting to make plans on engaging your workforce, take a step back and understand what makes employees’ at your organization tick. Every organization is different in its value proposition to its people. It is essential to understand where your organization stands in terms of its strengths and weaknesses in its relationship with its employees.
This part is a small yet crucial step towards setting an effective HR strategy that works for your organization
Understand the engagement journey to organizational growth and productivity
The level of engagement will positively or negatively influence employees’ willingness to go the extra mile at work, innovate and assist a company in reaching the corporate or unit strategy while enhancing their own sense of well-being. Engagement has a great effect on organizational performance and drives bottom-line results.
Whether the focus of your organization is on boosting profits or improving the quality of your products and services or to increase the level of customer satisfaction, it all starts from a productive and creative workforce which is engaged with your organization.
The following is an illustration of the impact of engagement and its connectivity with organizational dynamics:
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