Tag: commitment

How We Enhance Our Organizational Citizenship

March 17, 2013 2 Comments
How We Enhance Our Organizational Citizenship

When we perform above and beyond expectations by helping others at work, our efforts aggregate over time, which benefits our organization’s effectiveness and often helps us receive more favorable performance evaluations. Our attitudes, how we are lead, and to a much lesser degree our personality affect our willingness to be good citizens at work. Fortunately, […]

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Why Employees Choose To Perform

August 15, 2012 2 Comments
Why Employees Choose To Perform

Parkview Health from Bret Simmons I have the privilege of speaking to a group of managers at Parkview Health in Ft. Wayne, Indiana this Friday. As always, it’s a custom presentation with familiar themes but a very different format. It’s the first presentation I’ve ever created and plan to deliver with my new Apple technology, […]

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High-Performance Work Systems Affect Employee Attitudes And Group Performance

August 15, 2011 9 Comments
High-Performance Work Systems Affect Employee Attitudes And Group Performance

High-performance work systems (HPWS) are a group of separate but interconnected human resource (HR) practices – e.g. selection, training, performance appraisal, and compensation – designed to enhance employee effectiveness. Employees should have better skills, more motivation, and more opportunities to excel when these high-performance HR practices are aligned and working in harmony. A study by […]

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Evidence For The Causes And Consequences Of Work Engagement

April 11, 2011 19 Comments
Evidence For The Causes And Consequences Of Work Engagement

The evidence for work engagement got a big boost from a study just published in Personnel Psychology (full citation at the end of this post). The authors first defined what engagement is and is not, identified several key antecedents and consequences, and then tested their model in a meta-analysis of 200 previously published studies of […]

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