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The Psychology of Employee Engagement - Chapter Summary
The psychology of employee engagement is covered thoroughly in this informative chapter. You'll review the definition of this concept, as well as job attitudes, organizational success and employee buy-ins in these video and text lessons. A multiple-choice quiz follows each one to ensure you're ready to move on to more complicated topics. You can study any time that works well for you, since these tools are accessible on your computer, tablet or mobile phone 24 hours a day. Submit any questions you might have through the Dashboard for one of our instructors to answer. After completing these lessons you should be able to:
- Outline the strategies used for employee engagement
- Define employee buy-in and explain what it's used for
- Identify the role of HR in encouraging continuous learning and employee knowledge
- Differentiate between the major job attitudes
- Compare organizational success, employee engagement and employee outcomes
- Understand the types of questions that are most successful on employee engagement surveys
1. What Is Employee Engagement? - Definition, Strategies & Examples
Employee engagement reflects an emotional attachment to one's work in conjunction with commitment to the job - and a consequent willingness to go beyond the call of duty.
2. Employee Buy-In: Definition & Explanation
Employee buy-in is when employees are committed to the mission and/or goals of the company, and/or also find the day-to-day work personally resonant. Buy-in promotes engagement and a willingness to go the extra mile on the job.
3. How HR Encourages Employee Knowledge & Continuous Learning
The purpose of this lesson is to explain how human resources must continuously provide development and learning opportunities in order to increase employee engagement and help the organization achieve its goals.
4. Major Job Attitudes: Satisfaction, Commitment, Engagement & More
Each person has a different level of attitude about their job and that attitude can be rated, if you will, by how involved the individual is in his or her job. In this lesson, we will look at job attitudes as they relate to job satisfaction, commitment, engagement, and more.
5. Employee Engagement, Organizational Success & Employee Outcomes
In this lesson, we'll explore engagement as it relates to the organizational success and financial performance of businesses and the retention and attraction of employees.
6. Employee Engagement Surveys: Questions & Template
An employee engagement survey is an effective way to measure the engagement of staff for the purposes of company improvement. This lesson discusses the purpose of administering such a survey, categories and types of questions asked, and where to find templates and services to assist with the administration.
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Other chapters within the Psychology 301: Industrial/Organizational Psychology course
- Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Job Analysis & Evaluation Methods
- Employee Selection: Recruiting & Interviewing
- Performance Management: Evaluating Employee Performance
- Employee Training & Development
- Employee Motivation, Satisfaction & Commitment
- Leadership & Conflict in the Workplace
- The Psychology of Groups
- Teamwork & Teams in the Workplace
- Organizational Development & Change
- Workplace Psychological Health
- Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Required Assignments for Psychology 301
- Studying for Psychology 301