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Month: November 2016

Disruptive Employee Engagement

Disruptive Employee Engagement

What a fantastic event tonight! Such an engaging and innovative approach to talent management. Thanks to Kyle Hermans! Also thanks to the huge turnout of attendees. Description below. Kyle Hermans will present an interactive discussion that explores disruptive employee engagement. He will explore the roadblocks that stand in the way to building a strong employee experience and how to overcome them to lay the foundation for a change ready culture. Kyle currently holds the position of Partner at Lippincott, a…

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Ethical Culture: Its Importance in the Well-Being of Managers

Ethical Culture: Its Importance in the Well-Being of Managers

Who conducted the study? This study was conducted by Mari Huhtala from the University of Tampere, Muel Kaptein from Erasmus University, and Taru Feldt from the University of Jyväskylä. What did they find? It was found that ethical virtues as culture dimensions turned out to be relatively stable over time, as the majority of the managers exhibited stable patterns of ethical culture. Having a moderate level of ethical culture was the largest pattern, which included 43% of the managers. Managers…

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Impacts of Different Employee Relationships on Employee Well-Being

Impacts of Different Employee Relationships on Employee Well-Being

This study looked to see if employee relationship quality (ERQ) influences employee well-being (EWB) and how it does if so. Who conducted the study?  Hong Chen, Jia Wei, Ke Wang, and Yi Peng
 of the School of Management, CUMT, Xuzhou, China What did they find?  The quality of employee-superior, -subordinate, -coworker, -family, and –friend relationships can be evaluated by the stability, support, and trust in the relationship. The quality of employee-organization relationships can be evaluated by organizational support, supportive behavior…

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Crafting the Change

Crafting the Change

Who conducted the study? Paraskevas Petrou, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Evangelia Demerouti, Eindhoven University of Technology; Wilmar B. Schaufeli, Utrecht University and University of Leuven What did they find? Terms to know before discussing the results of the study: Job crafting behaviors: A strategy or tool through which employees respond to and cope with implemented organizational change; are daily and voluntary self-initiated employee behaviors aimed at seeking resources, seeking challenges, and reducing demands during organizational change. Conceptualized by the authors as…

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