Creating Meaning in Work Just Makes Sense
Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'. ~ Victor Frankl
Jasmine Gartner talks engagement, performance & anthropology
Jasmine Gartner is from New York and works primarily in the UK on employee engagement. She has a PhD in social anthropology and is the author of an insightful and pithy book on engagement: Employee Engagement: A Little Book of Big Ideas.
Flying Chairs, Relationships and Employee Engagement
I didn't see it coming. The chair flew over my head as I sat behind the desk and crashed into the large window behind me, shattered the glass and left shards spread over the floor. I also felt momentarily shattered as the adolescent who threw the chair cursed at me, then fled the residential treatment centre.
William Kahn: Q&A with the Founding Father of Engagement
Dr. William Kahn is a professor of Organizational Behavior at Boston University's Questrom School of Business. In the comprehensive engagement textbook by Catherine Truss and others, Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice, William Kahn is acknowledged repeatedly for his legacy as the founding father of engagement. This is based on his seminal paper in the Academy of Management Journal, "Psychological Conditions of Personal Engagement and Disengagement at Work" (1990).