AlphaMeasure defines employee engagement as the level to which employees are committed to the organization, feel invested and valued in their jobs, and are dedicated to the success of the company.
Employee engagement investigates whether employees are willing to exert discretionary effort to help the organization succeed. Discretionary effort is a fancy way of asking “Are employees willing ‘go the extra mile’ to help the organization meet its’ goals and objectives?”
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How Does Employee Satisfaction Differs From Employee Engagement?
Employee satisfaction investigates the level to which employees are content and happy with their jobs.
The problem with employee satisfaction is that just because an employee is happy with their job, it does not necessarily equate to the employee being productive or hard-working. Employee satisfaction doesn’t examine whether employees are committed to helping the organization meet its’ goals and strategic objectives. Many business experts have questioned whether a company is better off without those employees perfectly content in maintaining the status quo?
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How to Measure Employee Engagement?
The most efficient way to measure employee engagement is using and employee engagement survey. Employee engagement surveys can be designed to collect valuable data targeting the issues and challenges facing your business. Employee engagement surveys can be designed around the employee engagement drivers most pertinent to your organization.
Employee Survey Benchmark Reporting
Your organization’s employee engagement scores only tell part of the story. In order for your results to be most valuable, you need the context of a employee engagement benchmarking database.
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