Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict (Print ISSN: 1544-0508; Online ISSN: 1939-4691 )


Employee Engagement & Performance Management

Author(s): Aiswarya Manoj

Numerous elements, some of which are fundamental to the individual, can inspire and engage a person, including a proactive personality, excitement for their work, the significance of their position in society, and the satisfaction they derive from it. Support provided by the organization, such as a compelling mission, dependable leadership, effective work procedures, and performance management, are additional variables that increase employee engagement. According to studies on employee engagement, nearly all employees show curiosity when they start a new job, but this percentage of engaged people dramatically decreases. Less than 40% of recent hires who have worked for the organization for at least six months report being engaged, and this percentage declines over time. After ten years of employment, 20% of workers are still employed. Even if we may predict a decline in the first ecstasy after organizational admission due to habituation to job tasks and routines, a dip this big cannot be explained by the enchantment wearing off. A lot of leaders don't seem to be taking the steps necessary to maintain the initial zeal and dedication of employees and what's worse is that many of us are unaware that they must. Too many leaders don't appear to be taking the necessary steps to maintain the initial vigor and commitment of workers, and, what's worse; many do not understand that they have a substantial impact on the decline of employee engagement (Ayers, 2007). Managers are essential in fostering employee engagement, which in turn fosters high levels of staff performance. Numerous investigations have revealed the importance of regular, open, and honest communication between coworkers for effective organizational performance and collaboration. Senior managers of businesses that win "best companies to work for" awards inspire their staff through communication and interpersonal interactions. They communicate openly, honestly, and honestly with their team members of their team; they are answerable to them; and they exchange messages with them. They also offer clear directions.

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