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Identifying predictors of work engagement: An example from a management consultancy company
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2010 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Empirical evidence suggests work engagement to be of crucial importance for business critical aspects such as work performance and employee retention. When building a strategy for enhancing engagement in the workplace, identifying its predictors becomes important. Therefore, the aim of this study was to identify predictors related to work engagement. The study was conducted in a management consultancy company, through analyzing their employee survey. Results indicated satisfaction with leadership to be of vital importance for work engagement. Other work-related attitudes identified that seemed to be reliable predictors of work engagement were employee development, communication and innovation. In addition, the demographic variables of age and status pointed towards a correlation with work engagement, however the gender variable did not show significance.

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2010. , 15 p.
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work engagement, predictors, leadership, employee development, innovation, communication
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Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-40410OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-40410DiVA: diva2:323817
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2010-06-03, 23:16 (English)
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2010-06-21 Created: 2010-06-11 Last updated: 2010-06-21Bibliographically approved

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