Sustainable Engagement

Being “engaged” at work used to mean company surveys, and is commonly known as employees who are committed, motivated, who feel a sense of attachment to the organization and who are willing to go the extra mile. But a new, more robust definition of sustainable engagement is taking it a step further: it’s also about being enabled and feeling energized.

What does this mean in today’s world of work?

Sustainable engagement

Well, consider that data you have been trying to finish for months, or your latest project. Despite your commitment level, what is slowing you down? Is it your laptop, or the bureaucracy at your job? “Being enabled” is about having an environment that supports productivity, said Aage Seljegard, Senior Consultant at Towers Watson in Greater New York City. He spoke on sustainable engagement and how to drive strong performance at the Your Workplace Conference 2013 in Kingston, Ont.

Get your FREE trial now!

Start your free 14-day trial now to read this story and

Make. Work. Better.

Already a subscriber?

Reuse and Permissions: Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact: copyright@yourworkplace.ca ; 877-668-1945.

Karen_blog-e1309179513587-1
WRITTEN BY
Karen Richardson
Karen Richardson is a writer, editor and blogger on business, health and wellness for Canadian and U.S. publications. She can be found on Twitter @worklifewriter.
Virtual reality drawing abstraction.

A Virtual Layoff

The best of a bad situation Working from home and fulfilling work responsibilities virtually can encompass many tasks. Unfortunately, in the last few months, many

Read More »