The future of research in employee engagement

Truss, Katie (2014) The future of research in employee engagement. Discussion Paper. Institute for Employment Studies / Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), London.

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Abstract

In this thought piece, Katie explores the differences in the way that academics and practitioners conceptualise and approach engagement – differences that do not seem to be lessening over time. She poses seven key areas that are ripe for future engagement research, starting with the fundamental question, ‘what is engagement?’. Employee engagement is a fascinating area for both quantitative and qualitative research, and it will be interesting to see if there will be greater convergence between academics and practitioners in the future.

Item Type: Reports and working papers (Discussion Paper)
Additional Information: Published in: Robinson, D. and Gifford, J. (eds) (2014) The future of engagement: thought piece collection, Institute for Employment Studies, pp. 79-87. Engage for Success Thought Leadership Paper No 2014-01 - part of the Engage for Success Peer-Reviewed Thought Leadership Series.
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Business and Management
Depositing User: Stacey Goldup
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2016 14:35
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2016 14:35
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/65217

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