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An investigation into whether employee engagement has been impacted by organisational change

Keatinge, Stephen (2014) An investigation into whether employee engagement has been impacted by organisational change. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This dissertation examines the area of organisation change and the impact it has had on employee engagement. It was noted that throughout research there was no link made between a changing organisation in the context studied and employee engagement. The dissertation seeks to examine whether change in the organisation has impacted the organisation through investing the variation between gender, age and years of service of employee’s variations.

The areas of this study were examined into depth in the literature review. The literature review was conducted in order to give a meaningful and deep understanding of the topic.

The objective to use the literature as a guide to developing a survey that will help investigate whether employee engagement has been impacted by organisational change. The research conducted was of a quantifiable approach and consisted of self-administering a survey to the employees of ‘Company X’.

The findings of this research found that variances occurred between genders, age and years of service that support the suggested literature. The research exhibited results suggesting that engagement had impacted several respondents with indication of low commitment and job attachment levels.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Employee Engagement
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Organisational Change
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Claire Wallnutt
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2014 09:24
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2014 09:25
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1820

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