Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice

Catherine Truss (Editor), Rick Delbridge (Editor), Kerstin Alfes (Editor), Amanda Shantz (Editor), Emma Soane (Editor)

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Abstract

In recent years there has been a weight of evidence suggesting that engagement has a significantly positive impact on productivity, performance and organisational advocacy, as well as individual wellbeing, and a significantly negative impact on intent to quit and absenteeism from the work place. 

This comprehensive new book is unique as it brings together, for the first time, psychological and critical HRM perspectives on engagement as well as their practical application. Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice will familiarise readers with the concepts and core themes that have been explored in research and their application in a business context via a set of carefully chosen and highly relevant original and case studies, some of which are co-authored by invited practitioners. 

Written in an accessible manner, this book will be essential reading for scholars in the field, students studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as practitioners interested in finding out more about the theoretical underpinnings of engagement alongside its practical application.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages336
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781135128647, 9780203076965
ISBN (Print)9780415657419
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Oct 2013
Externally publishedYes

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