Question of the Day

This critical measure of organizational success measures employees’ attitudes and feelings toward work.

a. Employee culture
b. Employee needs
c. Employee engagement
d. Emotional Intelligence

Correct answer: Employee engagement

Management of organizational climate and culture are important functions of human resources professionals. A positive culture provides many benefits to the organization. Employee engagement is a term that is commonly used to assess the level of interest employees have in the workplace.

One way to help create and maintain a positive work culture is by implementing employee involvement strategies. These strategies can help promote effective employee relations and includes tools such as suggestion boxes, delegating authority, task forces, committees, work teams, virtual work teams, employee-management committees, and self- directed work teams.

Another strategy commonly used to support positive organizational culture and engagement is communication. Common communication strategies include open-door policies, department staff meetings, brown-bag lunches, and newsletters.