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Why Employee Engagement? (These 28 Research Studies Prove the Benefits)
If you need some fire power to convince your boss why an employee engagement program is critical, look no further than this article from Forbes. It highlights 28 different studies that help prove the benefits of engaging workforces. Don’t forget to also check out this study from Northwestern University about why engaging employees with cause programs is particularly effective.
Research snapshot: What drives corporate reputation for responsibility?
If you read the 28 studies in the Forbes article and still haven’t gotten enough data, Ethical Corporation recaps yet another study exploring the connection between responsibility and reputation. The article details the most effective ways to boost public awareness and positive reputation through communication.
The Four Stages of Engaging Employees On Sustainability
Employee engagement is a critical component of organizational change and development, so how can this be applied to the programs you lead? BrownFlynn shares four stages of engagement that can help guide a variety of employee engagement activities.
What Problem is Employee Volunteering Trying to Solve?
Offering a volunteer program to employees is all well and good, but without a more sophisticated structure to drive participation and overall impact, you may fall short of your program expectations. The ever-informative team at Realized Worth offers their expert advice for identifying problems and crafting the most effective approach.