Factors of employee engagement
Leadership is a determining factor for employees' commitment and job satisfaction. Managers are responsible for the building blocks in the organization, including a culture that makes employees flourish. They should be a source of inspiration so that employees can work productively and with passion. In addition, they must convert the corporate vision, core values, strategy and goals into understandable projects and tasks.
It is one of the 15 drivers in the scientific Employee Happiness Model®.
Improve employee engagement through the 15 drivers of the Employee Happiness Model
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!
Leadership, together with the drivers Relationship with colleagues, Relationship with manager and Social values, forms the theme ‘People’ in 2DAYSMOOD's Employee Happiness Model and measuring method.
15 drivers of employee happiness and engagement
Leadership, appreciation, work-life balance, ...
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• The 15 drivers: Employee Happiness Model
• The scientific basis i.c.w. Utrecht University
Employee Happiness Model > theme people
This theme is about all the people who work in the organization, who are indispensable for achieving success. The creativity, productivity, vision and motivation that employees give keeps an organization positive and alive! It is striking that in most organizations the largest and most urgent improvements can often be made here.
By measuring how satisfied employees are with the drivers in this theme, you discover to what extent they can be themselves and have healthy relationships at work and how you can improve this.
Checklist: how does leadership influence employee engagement?
Positive influences on engagement
- Leaders who are real role models and lead by example
- Leaders who encourage a shared vision
- Employees with rights who are allowed to participate in decisions
- Leaders who are open to new ideas and thus welcome change and innovation
Negative influences on engagement
- No freedom or room to make mistakes
- Lack of communication about (the importance of) changes
- Managers who do not behave in the way they recommend
- Employees who do not trust their team of leaders
AttentionThey are being heard!
FeedbackFast and anonymous
PerspectiveMore work happiness
InsightPoints to improve!
Data drivenMonitor effects
ResultsEnergetic work climate
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 engagement. By increasing satisfaction with these factors, you can improve stress, vitality, productivity and employee turnover!
Within your own team(s), you can check how the drivers are doing, via our fast measuring method. You will work data-driven: through an analysis of satisfaction and importance, you discover where you can make impact immediately.
Leverage the science
Profit from happiness
Intrinsically motivated employees relatively generate 2.5 times more revenue
In teams with happy employees, productivity increases by 45%
Absenteeism decreases by 66% when employees in your organization are engaged
Always the employee survey that suits you.
Do you want to increase happiness in your teams? Collect feedback on a specific subject? Monitor stress in real-time? Or do you need a baseline survey to get insight in the drivers of your culture?
We are happy to help with your specific challenge, using:
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- A demo of our tool (if you like)
- The opportunity to try it for free
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Questions for our strategic happiness expert?
Dr. Marvin Deitz
+1 877 560 5790