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Tag Archives: employee involvement

Employee Involvement – Case Study at Columbia Aluminum

Structured employee involvement has the potential to dramatically improve an organization’s productivity, effectiveness and employee satisfaction and retention.  This is done by leveraging the wide pool of talent and insight that is an organization’s internal human capital.   Teams (often cross-departmental) and employees (at every level) are empowered to take a critical look at operations and […]

How Leaders Can Enhance Employee Engagement

Guest author blog, written and researched by:  McKendree J. Hickory, Michael P. Yoder, Teanna S. Ziegler  Employee engagement has become an increasingly familiar topic in both organizations and research.  Leaders want to know how to best encourage and utilize their employee’s engagement, while research has strived to make this construct clear.  Engagement includes aspects of […]

Leadership Series: Are you a Servant Leader?

What is Servant Leadership?  Servant leadership is defined as a leadership style (many would call it a leadership philosophy)  that emphasizes the leader’s responsibility to the success of the organization as well as his or her moral responsibility to subordinates, customers, and other stakeholders.  Although it may seem like a new leadership style is being introduced […]

Supervisor Support

Leadership effectiveness has been integral to the field of applied organizational research for over half of a century. Over the years, we have seen charismatic leadership, Rushmorean leadership, servant leadership, transformational leadership, etc… The wealth of different categories and definitions of leadership can become overwhelming at times, which is why it is nice to look at actual concrete behaviors.

Employee Involvement

Employee involvement refers to work structures and processes that allow employees to systematically give their input into decisions that effect their own work.  Some examples of employee involvement include: Continuous Improvement teams formal quality of work life programs quality control circles flatter organizational structures labor management problem solving efforts employee problem solving task forces and teams structured suggestion systems […]

Are You Ready for an Employee Involvement Program?

Employee involvement refers to those programs and systems that present employees with a structured process to have input and influence decisions that impact their work.  Examples of employee involvement include formal quality of work life programs, quality control circles, labor management problem solving efforts, employee problem solving task forces and teams, continuous improvement teams, and […]