Timing Is Everything

May and Sturgeon’s Referendum standoff or visitors to London mown down on Westminster bridge. The news is full of situations where timing is critical. So it is with many other aspects of our lives. For anyone who is a golfer, tennis player, rower or involved in any number of sports and physical activities split-second timing […]

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Emenex News – 16 March

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: UK Sickness Rates at Record Low This week the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its latest sickness absence in the labour market data, which looks in detail at the reasons […]

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Thriving Through Strategic Narrative

After peers backed down over the issues of EU residency rights and a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal, Parliament finally passed the Brexit bill, paving the way for the UK government to trigger Article 50 to leave the European Union. Meanwhile, research conducted by the movement Engage For Success has identified that organisations […]

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Measurement Lessons from The Oscars Chaos

The drama surrounding the announcement of the winner of the Oscar for Best Picture at the recent academy awards highlighted the need to ensure that we are focused on the right measures for the occasion. If the measure of the evening was whether the participants enjoyed the awards and will participate again next year (if […]

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Emenex News – 16 February

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: Employee Retention is Becoming Even More Important We live in challenging times. According to recent research conducted by Mercer, the UK currently faces a ‘double whammy’: a labour crisis brought on by […]

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Employee Voice Seminar Outputs

On 23rd November 2016, Emenex welcomed 45 members of the movement Engage For Success to IBM’s South Bank Conference Centre to share ideas on one of the 4 Key Enablers of Employee Engagement – Employee Voice. Of the 4 Key Enablers identified by research conducted for E4S (Strategic Narrative, Engaging Managers, Employee Voice and Integrity), […]

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Emenex News – 2 February

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: Strategies for Employee Engagement in a Gig Economy Recent research from EY showed some illuminating data on the so-called ‘Gig Economy’ (i.e. the economy that depends on freelance/contingent workers who take short-term […]

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Are you ignoring the costly ‘Elephants in the Offices’ of your Organisation?

Every organisation has them, but how many of us  budget for those ‘Elephant in the Office’ costs of disengagement, absenteeism and employee turnover and report them on their P&L?  Further, how many use these costs as a lever to secure investment to first, reduce them, and secondly, reap the benefits that come from improved engagement […]

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Emenex News – 19 January

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: Should Business be Investing More in Middle Managers? Writing for Forbes.com, Adrian Swinscoe argues that that the learning and development of front-line and middle managers would be enhanced by establishing a […]

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