O'Callaghan, Denise (2007) Employee engagement: a study of employee engagement in organisations and its impact. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.
PDF (Master of Arts)
The main focus of my dissertation is Employee Engagement in organisations, looking at the affects high and low engagement has on attrition, productivity and profits of a company.
Employee engagement as defined by Kahn is "Personal engagement as the harnessing of organization members' selves to their work roles; in engagement, people employ and express themselves physically, cognitively, and emotionally during role performances" (Kahn, W.A. 1990).
I am personally and professionally interested in the subject as I work in human resources in a financial services company. I have observed various employees leaving the Company, for reasons like location and salary but I do believe there are more reasons, which are complicated and interconnecting.
When I started the research into Employee Engagement I was interested to see that a few models have already been developed and a large amount of research came out. The Corporate Leadership Council is a leading informant on Employee Engagement.
In the Literature review I look at the theorists and practitioners publications in relation to the subject. Most of the research was done via the Web to retrieve up to date information. I also looked at motivational theories and linked them to the engagement models to assess the relationships and strength of the models of employee engagement.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Employee Engagement|
|Divisions:||School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management|
|Depositing User:||Tim Lawless|
|Date Deposited:||04 May 2010 15:38|
|Last Modified:||06 Feb 2015 12:45|
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