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Employee Engagement and Motivation

Authors: 
Bassam Aburub
Journal Name: 
KHOJ-Journal of Indian Management Research and Practices
Volume: 
1
Issue: 
2114
Pages From: 
1
To: 
20
Date: 
Friday, July 20, 2012
Keywords: 
Employee engagement, motivation
Abstract: 
Employees may be motivated on the job by many things, such as a sense of achievement, recognition, enjoyment of the job, promotion opportunities, responsibility, and the chance for personal growth. Employee motivation and performance are tied directly to the style of management that is applied and to principles of positive or negative reinforcement. Employee engagement is the level of commitment and involvement an employee has towards their organization and its values. An engaged employee is aware of business context, and works with colleagues to improve performance within the job for the benefit of the organization. It is a positive attitude held by the employees towards the organization and its values. The paper focuses on how employee engagement is an antecedent of job involvement and what should company do to make the employees engaged. The study is conducted to analyze the existing employee engagement and motivation programs for junior and middle level employees adopted in Delta One Software Division, Chennai.