Employee Engagement: 6 Books to Help You Succeed

Employee Engagement: 6 Books to Help You Succeed 600 600 Balance Point Team

A lot of time and research has gone into the study of employee engagement because engaged employees are happier, more productive, and more profitable for the company.

Creating a successful working environment is something all managers strive for, so we’ve created a roundup of books that’ll help you learn more about creating a thriving workplace.

Here’s a roundup of Employee Engagement Books to help you succeed.

Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT

By Paul L. Marciano

Employee incentive programs are a popular engagement-boosting tactic, but they tend to reward employees who are already high performers and can be very costly. Fortunately there are other solutions.

Dr. Paul Marciano dives deep into real life problems most managers at any level can relate to. His RESPECT model is based on 7 key drivers that will help you build a more engaged and effective organization.

Get a copy here.

ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys for Engaging People, Leaders, and Organizations

By Tracy Maylett

Leaders are always looking for ways to increase engagement within their organization, but what about improving their own? Engagement Magic provides practical solutions on how to implement higher levels of employee engagement, as well as engaging managers throughout the process.

This book combines studies of human psychology and updated responses from employee engagement surveys to help you put ideas into action within your business.

Get a copy here.

On Fire at Work: How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People Without Burning Them Out

By Eric Chester

Work-life balance is an important goal for employees today, and leaders want to create an engaged workplace and encourage productivity without overworking their employees.

Inside On Fire at Work, you’ll learn strategies from top-tier leaders from the best places to work to get your employees to work hard, increase productivity, and keep turnover low. 

This is a good resource for all managers, HR professionals, business owners, and C-level execs to take actionable steps towards improvement.

Get a copy here.

Contented Cows Still Give Better Milk, Revised and Expanded: The Plain Truth about Employee Engagement and Your Bottom Line

By Bill Catlette and Richard Hadden

This book offers fad-free advice on how to treat your workforce. Catlette and Hadden discuss why treating people right is one of the best things any business can do for its bottom line. They give practical advice to help managers become better leaders.

Get a copy here.

Build It: The Rebel Playbook for World-Class Employee Engagement

By Debra Corey and Glenn Elliott

The way employees are treated at work has everything to do with their success as an employee and the success of the company. Only 30% of employees are engaged in their jobs, and in this fast-paced world that’s just not enough.

Take a look inside Build It: The Rebel Playbook. You’ll read about great ideas, success stories, debates, tools and case studies from from HR rebels including Brewdog, Virgin, LinkedIn, Atlassian, Zappos, Buffer, American Express, and VayerMedia.

Get a copy here.

Employee Engagement – Lessons from the Mouse House!

By Pete Blank

Looking to improve your employee engagement? Take tips from the happiest place on earth! Employee Engagement – Lessons from the Mouse House was written by Peter Blank who spent many years working for the Walt Disney resort. He had various roles but had a focus professional development and created courses for cast members and employees across the organizations.

This is an easy read with clear cut examples, tips and techniques, to help put managers in a position to create a thriving working environment for their employees.

Get a copy here.

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