Improve employee engagement through drivers
It is important to gain insight into what makes your employees enthusiastic, happy and productive. What are their motives? You can find this out by scanning the 15 factors of engagement. But you can’t do everything at once. So first focus on the theme where you think the most impact can be achieved, simply or quickly!
Employee Happiness Model > theme work > appreciation
Together with the drivers Salary & Benefits, Learning & Development and Intrinsic Motivation, Appreciation forms the theme ‘Work’ in the Employee Happiness Model and the measurement method of 2DAYSMOOD.
This theme is about what an organization can offer to the employee in exchange for their work and the dedication they contributes to the overall performance of the organization. This may concern intrinsic factors (e.g. appreciation) and extrinsic factors (e.g. monetary). By finding out how employees think about the drivers in this theme, you will discover how they get satisfaction from their work and how you can (continue to) motivate them.
The EHM consists of four themes: Organization, People, Work and Wellbeing. Curious about the other themes and drivers? Download the whitepaper
Checklist: how does appreciation influence engagement?
Positive influences on employee engagement
- Good work and extra effort are recognized and appreciated
- Professional procedures for the training and development of employees
- Show appreciation for different opinions and take them into account when making decisions
Negative influences on employee engagement
- The feeling that you are not respected for your commitment and performance
- Leaders who do not compliment and / or thank employees
- Managers with a lack of interest in the tasks and projects that keep the employee busy
How do your employees think about this? Ask them! Or do an online satisfaction measurement of appreciation and other drivers.
Why (HR) directors investigate the 15 drivers
You can see the 15 drivers in the Employee Happiness Model as measurable factors that have a negative or positive impact on employee happiness and involvement. By increasing satisfaction with these factors, you can improve stress, vitality, productivity and employee turnover!
In your own organization or team you can monitor the status of the drivers, quickly and easily, by using our realtime measuring method and 15 second survey. In this way, you will discover through a smart analysis of satisfaction and importance, where you can take specific and data-driven action.
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