The meaning of life is to give life meaning – Victor E. Frankl In our article, the Drivers behind Employee Engagement, we looked at the three top drivers. In this article we are going to deep dive into the driver of meaningful work. Research has found that meaningful work is a good predictor of desirable […]
To date, there is no single and generally accepted definition for the term employee engagement. This is evident if one looks at three different definitions by three leading researchers in employee engagement: Robinson, Perryman and Hayday define work engagement as “a positive attitude held by the employee towards the organisation and its values. An engaged […]
“People leave managers not organisations” is considered wisdom, however is it actually a case of enough people have said it enough times, so it must be true? This has largely been advocated by Gallup, a management consultancy. Could it be that they have fallen prey to “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks […]
Working from home sounds like the perfect dream. No more traffic and dress codes, with increased work-life balance and flexibility. In South Africa, it has been estimated that one third of employees are working outside of their company offices. However, in reality, it is easy to lose the balance between personal and work obligations, when […]
With the rise of technology and the ability to always be connected, working from home is more possible than ever. People are striving for a better work-life balance, and remote working is seen as a potential solution. However, there are two important questions to bare. Does remote working even suit every job? In a study, […]
Steve Jobs has famously been quoted for saying “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Central to this is the concept of engagement – a concept that has been the focus of many research studies by both academics and consulting houses.