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In this recession, has engagement remained high? : Research within an Irish financial company

Basquille, Maurice (2013) In this recession, has engagement remained high? : Research within an Irish financial company. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The benefits of the engaged employee has long been espoused. The engaged employee is seen as providing a competitive advantage that cannot be easily replicated. The engaged employee provides unique solutions to business problems. They embrace change, share the business vision and will “go the extra mile”. The engaged employee is the future talent that will direct the success of the business.

This study is a review of the extent to which engagement has been maintained in an Irish financial organisation during the most significant economic crisis to have hit the Irish economy. This organisation itself has experienced significant changes during the crisis.

If businesses are to emerge from this economic crisis they will need people that are fully committed to the business objectives and totally engaged with the organisations management and culture.

So how is engagement maintained during times a major economic recession?

In this study employees within an Irish financial services business have completed a workplace survey which seeks to identify the level of engagement and commitment in their workplace during this recession.

The study considers areas which influences workplace engagement. It then considers how to use the findings from the survey to create actions that will increase levels of engagement in the business.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Economic Recession
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Employee Engagement
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > Financial Services
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2013 10:52
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2013 10:52
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/917

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