Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice

Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice

by Zinta S. Byrne

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415820875
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/17/2014
Series: Applied Psychology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Zinta S. Byrne, PhD, has more than 10 years of work experience at Hewlett-Packard as an engineer and manager, worked for Personnel Decisions International as a regional manager, and is currently Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University and president of Atniz Consulting, LLC. She has published in top psychology and management journals and books, presented internationally, reviews for and serves on a number of editorial boards, is a coeditor of Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace, published by the American Psychological Association, and is author of Organizational Psychology and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Understanding the Workplace, published by Kendall Hunt.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword. 1. The Story of Engagement. PART I: ENGAGEMENT UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: What Is Employee Engagement? 2. What Is Employee Engagement 3. What Makes Engagement Different From Other Concepts? PART II: SECURING AN ENGAGED WORKFORCE 4. How Do We Get Employee Engagement? 5. What Prevents Employee Engagement? 6. How Do We Assess Employee Engagement and Choose a Good Measure? PART III COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE 7. How Do We Improve Engagement for Competitive Advantage? 8. How Do We Use Engagement to Create a Healthy-Thriving Organization? PART IV: THE NEW FRONTIERS OF ENGAGEMENT 9. Shining an International Light: Is Engagement the Same Everywhere? 10. The Paradox of Employee Engagement: Is There a Dark Side 11. Summing It All Up: Where Do We Go From Here?

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