6. Relationship with colleagues
Factors of employee engagement
The relationship with colleagues is a determining factor for employee involvement and job satisfaction. Social relationships at work determine the way people and teams can work together and achieve goals. This driver examines whether the factors of positive and social interactions are present such as; pleasant communication, trust, mutual respect and a shared sense of commitment in the team.
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!
Relationship with colleagues, together with the drivers Leadership, Relationship with manager and Diversity & inclusion, forms the theme ‘People’ in 2DAYSMOOD's Employee Happiness Model and measuring method.
15 drivers of employee happiness and engagement
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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 improvement 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 relationship with colleagues influence employee engagement?
Positive influences on engagement
- Positive relationships and friendships with colleagues
- Good cooperation, communication and teamwork
- Being able to show and talk about emotions at work
- Confidential relationships with colleagues
- Social activities with colleagues that create a bond
Negative influences on engagement
- Team members who don't feel the same level of responsibility for delivering quality
- Unresolved conflicts between colleagues
- Lack of respect for colleagues
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
Focusing on happiness and well-being in teams leads to 80% fewer burnouts
Happy and engaged employees are 50% more motivated to do their work
Engaged employees have 180% more energy during work
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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?
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Questions for our strategic happiness expert?
Dr. Marvin Deitz
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