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Get, Give, Grow: A Conversational Model for Improving Employee Engagement

Published: 05 February 2018

ID: G00337814

Analyst(s): Elise Olding , Bard Papegaaij


Employee engagement is low in many organizations. Especially in times of business disruption, low employee engagement can be a barrier to success. Three simple questions can shape CIOs' ongoing conversations with their employees to help improve their engagement and motivation.

Table Of Contents


  • Engagement Drives Performance
  • Work Is a Social Endeavour
  • Conversations Are Our Most Important Social Medium
  • Instead of Performance Reviews, Have Regular Engagement Conversations
  • Three Pillars Supporting Better Engagement Conversations
  • Explore, Agree, Record, Check, Adjust
  • Iterate, Cascade, Thrive

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