Excellence at Work Episode 247: Why Everything You Know About Engagement Is Wrong

Why Everything You Know About Engagement Is Wrong

The importance of employee engagement has become apparent as organizations endeavor to create a compelling employee experience, but it remains one of the more misunderstood concepts for leaders. In this Excellence at Work podcast with Brandon Hall Group™ Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke, Harrison Assessments Founder and CEO Dr. Dan Harrison explores common employee engagement mistakes and how to develop a personalized approach which improves employee engagement and enhances business outcomes.

To read the Executive Interview from the podcast with Dr. Harrison, download the pdf here: https://go.brandonhall.com/HarrisonAssessments_EI_247

Talking Points include: 

  • What does it mean to personalize our engagement strategy?
  • How can it protect from having repercussions to individual employees?
  • How can employees take responsibility for engagement?
  • What are some of the career fulfillment factors that need to be measure?
  • What do managers need to learn to do to support this personalized strategy
  • How does it impact retention?

Speaker Bio: 

Dan Harrison, Ph.D., is the founder and developer of Harrison Assessments and originator of Paradox Technology as used in Harrison Assessments. His diverse background in Mathematics, Personality Theory, Counseling Psychology and Organizational Psychology has enabled him to make a unique and exceptional contribution to assessment methodology.

His 30 years of experience in Psychology and Assessment has enabled the Harrison Assessment tools to fulfill practical needs for recruitment, development and assessment. Dr. Harrison’s ongoing research gives him direct involvement with the needs of Harrison Assessments’ clients and exposes him to the appropriate practical application in a wide variety of cultures.

Company Bio: 

Harrison Assessments was founded in 1990 with a single vision and purpose — to help companies optimize their human capital by leveraging their deep understanding of human resources and psychology.

The company focuses on providing the most trusted and accurate employee assessment tools in the industry. The tools help managers throughout the entire HR process, helping companies become more productive and efficient, leading to increased profitability.

A Brandon Hall Group™ Smartchoice® Preferred Provider, Harrison Assessments earned a Silver Brandon Hall Group™ Excellence in Technology Award for Future of Work in 2022.

Social Media Handles:

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/harrison-assessments-international/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/harrisonassessments/

YouTube: www.youtube.com/@HarrisonAssessmentsIntl


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