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Self and Others
The term engagement has been defined as being actively involved in, a part of. hen applied in a social work context, the same definition holds true. For a client to be engaged it means they must be actively involved in and a part of the process from the beginning until the very end. The National Association of Social orker's Code of Ethics bespeaks the importance of client engagement in the client-practitioner relationship. Many of the factors outlined in the NAS Code of Ethics such as social diversity, cultural competency, respect, and freedom from discriminatory practice offer guidance as to how the client-practitioner relationship should be established (1999). Following is an examination of the similarities and differences in engagement strategies with clients; specifically focused on self-examination as to how one would want to be regarded as a client and the factors important to that engagement process as well….
Performance Management: Employee Engagement Surveys and Performance Feedback
Employee engagement refers to the extent to which employees are committed to the organization they work for. It is evidenced by their level of energy, their display of personal initiative, their discretionary effort, and their persistence towards achievement of organizational goals. According to Lavigna (2015), organizations with high levels of employee engagement are more successful and productive due to high employee commitment and involvement. Having been a respondent to an employee engagement survey conducted at my previous place of work, I can attest to the positive effects these surveys have on employee morale, quality of products, and an organization's overall performance.
Contrary to popular belief - that the main aim of employee engagement surveys is to measure how happy consumers are and how satisfied they are with their jobs - these surveys are more concerned with the effect employee's self-efficacy has on individual….
Harbour, J. (2009). Integrated performance management: A conceptual, system-based model. Performance Improvement, Vol.(48)7, 10-14. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy-campuslibrary.rockies.edu/docview/237237590/8A531ACBB184405EPQ/1?accountid=39364#
Lavigna, P. (2015) Why Employee Engagement Matters and Why Engagement Efforts Fail. Government Finance Review. Vol.(31)1. 32-37. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy-campuslibrary.rockies.edu/docview/1664486055/3D15AEB798FD4FE7PQ/9?accountid=39364
Pulakos, E.D. (2009). Performance management: A new approach for driving business results. (1st Ed.). West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers
Theriou, G.N., & Chatzoglou, P.D. (2008). Enhancing performance through best HRM practices, organizational learning and knowledge management: A conceptual framework. European Business Review, Vol. (20)3, 185-207. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy-campuslibrary.rockies.edu/docview/225424609/429FC12D76024ABDPQ/1?accountid=39364
eflection on applying takeaways from class to my current management career
Applying and understanding the concept of 'employee engagement' and the 'glass ceiling' to my management career
For the past fifteen years I have been employed as a manager at a transportation company with an over 180-year history in the business. I have personally witnessed many shifts in the corporate culture during my tenure as I have moved up the ranks, most notably the company's increased emphasis on encouraging employee engagement. ather than simply taking a 'carrot and stick' approach and trying to incentivize improved employee performance solely through raises and sanctions, the company has increasingly emphasized intrinsic motivation. It is not acceptable to simply try to make employees perform -- they need to want to perform. At a very basic level, motivating someone means making him or her desire to perform an objective, rather than compelling him or her to….
Heathfield, S. (2011). 18 critical factors to improve employee satisfaction and engagement.
About.com Retrieved at: http://humanresources.about.com/od/Employee-Engagement/a/keys-for-improving-employee-satisfaction-and-engagement.htm
Ketter, P. (2013). Managers are vital to employee engagement. T+D. Retrieved at:
Student Engagement Post-Secondary Education
Kuh, Cruze, Shoup, Kinzie, Gonyea (2008) provided that a college or post-secondary education degree is crucial in attaining individual, communal and societal achievement or progress. A high school diploma has lesser weight compared to a college degree and a person with it is believed to have acquired relevant knowledge and growth that would be cognitively and economically beneficial to him. To the community and society in general, a large number of college graduates will possibly result to better family lives and the transfer of such pleasurable condition to the next generation.
However, Kuh et al., (2008) also reported that not all college entrants complete post-secondary education. In 1995 to 1996, only half or 51% of students who enrolled for a four-year course achieved their degree within 6 years at the institutions where they started. 7% completed their course within 6 years after attending two or more institutions. And….
Kuh, G.D., Cruce, T.M., Shoup, R., & Kinzie, J. (2008). Unmasking the Effects of Student Engagement on First-Year College Grades and Persistence. The Journal of Higher Education, Volume 79, Number 5, September/October 2008, pp. 540-563 (Article)
Pike, G.R. & Kuh, G.D. (2005). A Typology of Student Engagement for American Colleges and Universities. Research in Higher Education, Vol. 46, No. 2, March 2005.
Kuh, G.D. (2007). What Student Engagement Data Tell Us about College Readiness. Vol. 9, No. 1.
Rinck, C.N. (2006). Student Engagement and Academic Advising. University of South Florida Published in The Mentor on June 28, 2006, by Penn State's Division of Undergraduate Studies
Volunteerism, Community Engagement, And Service Learning
The current world has a mild of non-governmental organizations, as well as some governmental organizations formed for the purpose of providing support to those in need. Millions of people put their lives on the line to join these organizations and communal ventures, thinking that they are going to help. However, as time progress, there are questions on the genuinity of these acts. Therefore, the question is changing as Rachel Naomi Remen in the writing "In the Service of Life" says; it is not how I can help, rather it should be how I could serve. This raises three key factors of debate in the communal service organizations and works. These include aspects of volunteerism, community engagement and service learning. These further comprise the subjects of helping, fixing and serving, as included in the topics of discussion.
Reflecting on the practices and acts of volunteerism, community engagement….
Locke, Fran, and Penelope M. Rowe. Volunteerism and Community Engagement in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Short History. St. Johns, N.L: Community Sector
Council Newfoundland and Labrador, 2010. Print.
Rev Paul Graves, T.S. "Don't go overboard with a need to help." Spokesman Review. Retrieved from (2002, May 25). http://search.proquest.com/docview/394930914?accountid=458
ProQuest. Web. 21 Oct. 2013 .
media engagement with the television program Downton Abbey, with a particular focus on the way the program's high production values and contemporary hindsight sometimes clash with the outdated standards of the historical period portrayed. In particular, while one might expect a program set in an aristocratic estate in the early 19th century England to critically evaluate the social, political, and cultural structures of the day, the program often only does so in a superficial, perfunctory way. This fact problematizes my own engagement with the program, because although I am attracted by its high production values and the nostalgic romance of a period story, these elements can sometimes serve to cover over the fact that the program is reinforcing some of the outdated social standards that held sway in Edwardian England.
In particular, the program has a noticeable problem when it comes to its portrayal of race, class, and gender issues.….
Downton Abbey, 2010-, television program, ITV, United Kingdom.
Frost, G. 2009, "Love is always free': anarchism, free unions, and utopianism in Edwardian
England," Anarchist Studies, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 73-94.
Marcus, S. 2012, "Victorian Theatrics: Response," Victorian Studies, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 438-
Community Engagement Fieldwork Journal
This is a reflective journal written on the basis of experiences within the SL Narrabean retirement home for the aged and centred on a community engagement fieldwork process. This journal provides information on the happenings within the retirement home, the purpose for field work and the participation of different entities within the environment. As such it incorporates a research into the theory of reflection which puts to use established frameworks for reflective practices. The journal basically draws from the events and experiences from the Community Engagement Fieldwork in addition to providing explanations on how the Fieldwork helped in the realization of personal and professional goals. The transformative nature of the Community Engagement Fieldwork Experience is also explored in the journal which further reflects on the concept of reciprocity.
Setting foot into the retirement home for the first time during my field work constituted mixed emotions with no particular….
Bailey, C (2007). Understanding the Meaning of Community Engagement for Aging in Place within a Social Capital Framework. Blacksburg: Virginia
Becker, C.L, (1990) Reciprocity, Chicago: University of Chicago Press
Chabon, S, & Lee-Wilkerson, D (2006) Use of journal writing in the assessment of CSD students' learning about diversity: a method worthy of reflection. Communication Disorders Quarterly, Vol.27 (3)
Community development report, Produced by Community Development Foundation for Communities and Local Government, retrieved, http://www.cdf.org.uk/SITE/UPLOAD/DOCUMENT/communitydevelopmentchallenge.pdf
Organizations do not exist in a vacuum and require various resources in order to ensure continuity and resilience. The needed resources vary from financial, infrastructural, material, systematic and procedural resources as well as others depending on the vision, mission, goals and objectives of the organization. ut having all these resources do not guarantee the success of the organization unless the most vital resource of all are optimized and these are the human resources or the employees. Thus, most organizations endeavor to find the right workers that can fit into the various positions and functions in the organization. From position availability announcement, application acceptance, applicant evaluation, recruitment, hiring, training and orientation, these processes performed by the organization are means of ascertaining that individuals assigned to various organizational positions are qualified and able to do the responsibilities therein. Once human resources requirements have been filled, the organization can then achieved set….
Australian Institute of Management. What Keeps Employees Engaged With Their Workplace? December 2006 Survey Results: Managing the Future Survey Series Survey 2, November 29, 2006, http://www.aim.com.au/publications/AIMwhitepaper_EngagedEmployees.pdf (accessed September 1, 2011).
BlessingWhite, Inc. Employee Engagement Report 2011, December 14, 2010, http://www.blessingwhite.com/content/reports/BlessingWhite_2011_EE_Report.pdf (accessed September 1, 2011).
Eubanks, Ed, ed. All Together Now! A Guide to Employee Engagement, March 1, 2011, http://upstarthr.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/EngagementeBook-1.pdf (accessed September 1, 2011).
Gallup Consulting. Employee Engagement: What's Your Engagement Ratio?, May 11, 2010, http://www.gallup.com/consulting/121535/Employee-Engagement-Overview-Brochure.aspx (accessed September 1, 2011).
Student Engagement and Mathematical Justification
The following paper begins with the description of student engagement. It moves further to identify the effect of student engagement on student performance. In addition to that, the paper also focuses on the importance of mathematical justification. The paper also highlights the importance of student engagement in mathematical justification.
Furthermore, the paper comments on the options that the teachers have for improving the student engagement in their class. It also gives recommendations related to those options which would further foster the engagement and participation of the students.
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND MATHEMATICAL JUSTIFICATION
The concept of student engagement is strongly related to reduced dropout rates in schools. The students who participate in the class have strong chances of clearing and getting good grades in the exams. Despite the advantages, the task of motivating and encouraging the students to participate in the class gets challenging year after year. There has been….
Adelson, R. (2004). Instruction vs. exploration in science learning. Monitor On Psychology, 35(6), 34 -- 36.
Brewster, C., & Fager, J. (2000). Increasing Student Engagement and Motivation: From Time-On-Task to Homework (1st ed., pp. 10-13). Portland: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. Retrieved from http://educationnorthwest.org/sites/default/files/byrequest.pdf
Glacy, K. (2011). A Study of Mathematical Connections through Children's Literature in a Fifth- and Sixth-Grade Classroom (1st ed., pp. 1-7). Omaha: University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Retrieved from http://scimath.unl.edu/MIM/files/research/Glacey_AR_final_LA.pdf
Holdan, G., & Lias, A. (2009). A Baker's Dozen of Best Practices in Teaching Mathematics. International Journal Of Learning, 15(12).
Hence, most of the organizations now understand that engaged employees are highly influential source of competitive advantage. (Katherine, 2009) It was observed that an engaged employee is always ready to put extreme effort into their work in terms of time, intelligence and energy. They possess an aspiration to always perform their best. They perform any given task with liveliness and interest. They try to bring innovative ideas, bring a positive energy to their teams with their own engagement and are less tempted to look for opportunities to work somewhere else. They trust their organization and reflect that conviction in their actions too. Hence, engaged employees contribute to take a business ahead of its opponents.
Conclusions and recommendations
Hence, advantages of promoting employee engagement are enormous both for the companies and their employees. Organizations that effectively accomplish this goal are likely to see momentous improvements in performance, an increase in earnings and….
Bakker AB, Schaufeli WB 2008, 'Positive organizational behavior: Engaged employees in flourishing organizations'. Journal of Organizational Behavior 2008, 29:147-154.
Business Wire 2007, 'DHL receives top honors for employee engagement and recognition programs', Carrot culture award presented to DHL. Retrieved October 16, 2007, from http://global.factiva.com/ha/default.aspx .
Crabtree, S 2004, Getting personal in the workplace. Gallup Management Journal. Retrieved October 29, 2007, from http://gmj.gallup.com .
Crabtree, S 2005, 'Engagement keeps the doctor away',' Gallup Management Journal, Retrieved August 1, 2005, from
Employee engagement is the corporate world concept that involves employees enthusiastically in their work and their all actions are directed towards the organization goals and objectives. Employee engagement is also considered as their positive and negative emotional attachment with their work, peers and organization. This attachment influences their willingness to perform well in their duties and learn new skills to excel in their career in that organization. Employee engagement is quite different from employee satisfaction, motivation and organization culture.
Employees engaged enthusiastically with the company are concerned about the future of the company and are willing to invest unrestricted efforts for the development of the company (Seijts, Gerard H. And Dan Crim, 2006). All the outperforming companies have been valuing the process and outcomes of the employee engagement in an organization. It has now become the integral part of the corporate goals and objectives which is beyond the initiatives of the….
Community participation engagement has been the increasing subject of research for some decades now. This is especially the case in terms of the increasing recognition that those who are affected by decision-making and social schemes have a right to participate in such decisions and schemes. Also, community participation is assumed to enhance the democratic process, with the process of voting recognized as one of the most fundamental manifestations of community participation. This does not, however, mean that the concept of community participation and engagement is a universally uniform, or even accepted, form of interaction. Indeed, some have criticized both the complexity and cost of community engagement, especially in cases where the community is significant in diversity and size. Community participation and engagement can have significant challenges, but in general, it is an essential component of the democratic process, which has been the norm in Western countries for centuries.
Perhaps the best….
Carpini, M.X.D., Cook, F.L. And Jacobs, L.R. 2004. Public Deliberation, Discursive Participation, and Citizen Engagement: A Review of the Empirical Literature. Annual Review of Political Science, 7: 315-344. Retrieved from: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/un-dpadm/unpan044177.pdf
Costa, D.L. And Kahn, M.E. (2002). Civic Engagement and Community Heterogeneity: An Economist's Perspective. Retrieved from: http://web.mit.edu/costa/www/costa.kahn.1.4pdf.pdf
Flowers, B.S. n.d. Developing climate solutions: Community and Stakeholder Engagement. British Counsel. Retrieved from: http://api.ning.com/files/iWRrN4r1pN0tXfcregaKcZ*znMRVccDO7jMtyEOh9e0dXkbFEIGYgG*RVxTtbZgmDmJrkOE3EbIt2UWpPM2Ha0GtDV73cQSZ/Part4CommunityandStakeholderEngagement.pdf
Hyypa, M.T. And Maki, J. 2003. Social participation and health in a community rick in stock of social capital. Health Education Research, 18: 6. Retrieved from: http://her.oxfordjournals.org/content/18/6/770.full
Managing Employee Engagement and the Effects of the ecessionary Period
within the Telecommunications Industry in Ireland
This review concerns the recession and the effects that it had on the telecommunications industry in Ireland; specifically, the effect that it had on Eircom and the end of its business. The literature is examined to determine whether employee engagement was effected during said recession
ecession and Business
The recession affected businesses across the globe but it seemed to have an especially deleterious effect on Ireland. The country had been one of the "most admired" in the world for its fiscal policy and growth, but the recession demonstrated the problems that were lurking underneath the seeming promise (Honohan, 2009). Just as with other countries that faced the fiscal pressure of the recession, that which effected Ireland was caused by layers of issues rather than just a single, more simple cause. One author, in a timeline illustrating the….
Hearne, J. (2012). End of the line for Eircom dream. Irish Examiner. http://www.irishexaminer.com/features/end-of-the-line-for-eircom-dream- 189153.html
Honohan, T. (2009). What went wrong in Ireland? World Bank. http://www.tcd.ie/Economics/staff/phonohan/What%20went%20wrong.pdf
IBEC. (2011). Irish beyond the recession: Medium-term investment plans of firms. Retrieved from http://download.pwc.com/ie/pubs/2011_irish_business_beyond_the_recession.pd f
Lewis, A., Thomas, B., & Bradley, O. (2012). A platform for employee engagement?. International Journal of Employment Studies, 20(1), 25-40.
Rules of Engagement for War
In summary, there are a number of highly eminent reasons why ROE is creating an adverse effect on American military personnel -- particularly in overseas missions in Afghanistan. They are presenting a fundamental conflict of interest -- soldiers have to consider both their mission objectives as well as the legal ramifications of not adhering to ROE, which creates situations of hesitancy, delay, and American casualties as a result. Thus, it is essential that the U.S. effectively rewrites the role of ROE so that it becomes less of a strategy for war -- which it presumably is in Afghanistan -- and more of a guide for the actions of soldiers. Failure to do so could drastically affect the outcome of battles and missives, while attempting to create political climates in which the U.S. is well-liked and substantially less efficacious in military affairs. The bureaucracy which has implemented….
Student engagement is a major issue at institutions of higher learning throughout the world. Many students are not learning properly because there is a lack of engagement. More specifically, business schools throughout the country strive to ensure that students are engaged and understand the concepts that are being taught. In the world of business there are many ethical and social implications once students graduate and enter into the workforce as such student engagement is a major concern for educators. The purpose of this discussion is to examine the importance of student engagement, particularly as it pertains to business students.
Importance of Student Engagement
Student engagement is based on the premise that "the more students study a subject, the more they know about it, and the more students practice and get feedback from faculty and staff members on their writing and collaborative problem solving, the deeper they come to understand what they are….
Blundell, R., Dearden, L., Goodman, A. And Reed, H. (1997) Higher Education, Employment and Earnings in Britain. London: Institute of Fiscal Studies.
Davies, R. And Elias, P. (2003) Dropping Out: A Study of Early Leavers from Higher Education. London: Department for Education and Skills.
Appleton, J.J. Sandra L. Christenson, Michael J. Furlong. 2008. Student engagement with school: Critical conceptual and methodological issues of the construct. 45 (5). 369-386.
Johnes, J. And Taylor, J. (1991) Non-completion of a degree course and its effect on the subsequent experience of non-completers in the labour market, Studies in Higher Education, 16(1): 73 -- 81.
Self and Others The term engagement has been defined as being actively involved in, a part of. hen applied in a social work context, the same definition holds true.…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Performance Management: Employee Engagement Surveys and Performance Feedback Employee Engagement Employee engagement refers to the extent to which employees are committed to the organization they work for. It is evidenced by…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Employee Engagement eflection on applying takeaways from class to my current management career Applying and understanding the concept of 'employee engagement' and the 'glass ceiling' to my management career For the past…Read Full Paper ❯
Student Engagement Post-Secondary Education Kuh, Cruze, Shoup, Kinzie, Gonyea (2008) provided that a college or post-secondary education degree is crucial in attaining individual, communal and societal achievement or progress. A…Read Full Paper ❯
Volunteerism, Community Engagement, And Service Learning The current world has a mild of non-governmental organizations, as well as some governmental organizations formed for the purpose of providing support to those…Read Full Paper ❯
media engagement with the television program Downton Abbey, with a particular focus on the way the program's high production values and contemporary hindsight sometimes clash with the outdated…Read Full Paper ❯
Community Engagement Fieldwork Journal This is a reflective journal written on the basis of experiences within the SL Narrabean retirement home for the aged and centred on a community engagement…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Employee Engagement Organizations do not exist in a vacuum and require various resources in order to ensure continuity and resilience. The needed resources vary from financial, infrastructural, material, systematic and…Read Full Paper ❯
Student Engagement and Mathematical Justification The following paper begins with the description of student engagement. It moves further to identify the effect of student engagement on student performance. In addition…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Hence, most of the organizations now understand that engaged employees are highly influential source of competitive advantage. (Katherine, 2009) It was observed that an engaged employee is always…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Employee engagement is the corporate world concept that involves employees enthusiastically in their work and their all actions are directed towards the organization goals and objectives. Employee engagement is…Read Full Paper ❯
Community participation engagement has been the increasing subject of research for some decades now. This is especially the case in terms of the increasing recognition that those who are…Read Full Paper ❯
Irish Telecommunications Managing Employee Engagement and the Effects of the ecessionary Period within the Telecommunications Industry in Ireland This review concerns the recession and the effects that it had on the telecommunications…Read Full Paper ❯
Rules of Engagement for War In summary, there are a number of highly eminent reasons why ROE is creating an adverse effect on American military personnel -- particularly in overseas…Read Full Paper ❯
Student engagement is a major issue at institutions of higher learning throughout the world. Many students are not learning properly because there is a lack of engagement. More specifically,…Read Full Paper ❯