Archive for October 2012

When it comes to engagement, remember your leaders

So you think engagement as an HR or communications issue? Then think again. Engagement is a business issue. Which means the people who need to be spearheading it are your leaders and Board members. Once they understand the clear relationship between engaged people, engaged customers and increased profits they soon become the biggest engagement champions!…

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How will Osborne’s employee ownership idea affect engagement?

George Osborne’s speech at this week’s Conservative party conference re-ignited discussions around an employee ownership scheme. Increased employee ownership seems, on the surface, to be likely to improve employee engagement. We know from John Lewis, which operates a partnership model, and Sainsbury’s with its share saver schemes, that employee ownership increases accountability, heightens long-term employee…

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