A lack of understanding of how to measure and interpret employee engagement data is causing frustration among C-level executives. Why does employee engagement cause so much anxiety among C-level executives? Is it because it is a soft science that wasn't taught in business school? Or because years of change initiatives haven't improved employee engagement in your organization? Whatever the reason, many recent surveys have illustrated the frustration with how to measure employee engagement, and how to interpret data from surveys and initiate changes in the company...
An integrated approach to improving the employee experience is needed. In response, organizations polled and prodded employees to pinpoint the key factors affecting engagement and rolled out numerous culture change initiatives to their front lines.
MWH Global (now part of Stantec) is an engineering, consulting, and construction firm with a focus on water and natural resources projects. High turnover meant that they needed to replace employees (which is costly and often difficult given shortages of workers with the technical skills MWH needs), and that innovation, company culture, and institutional knowledge could be negatively affected.
Deloitte University (DU) has become the cultural, learning, and engagement hub of Deloitte. In fact, the sheer magnitude of its creation forced the organization to examine and refine every detail of its talent development strategy.Join ATD for an in-depth look at talent development at Deloitte.
Annual report reveals the top 10 priorities of business and HR leaders. To help executives understand the challenges facing their organizations, Deloitte surveyed about 7,000 people in more than 130 countries for its annual Human Capital Trends Report.
Figure out what your company wants and needs to be, and then envision the culture that will create the conditions for success. Getting employee engagement right translates to higher productivity, employee retention, and many other intangibles for an organization.