• ISSN: 2010-023X (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Trade, Economics and Financ.
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Tung-Zong (Donald) Chang
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IJTEF 2011 Vol.2(3): 232-241 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2011.V2.108

A Prognostic Examination of Employee Engagement from its Historical Roots

D. Pradeep Kumar and G. Swetha
Abstract—In a world that is changing both in terms of the global nature of work and the diversity of the workforce, engaged employees may be a key to competitive advantage. Companies that understand the conditions that enhance employee engagement will have accomplished something that competitors will find very difficult to imitate. This article throws light on the following objectives:- 1.To define Employee Engagement 2. To differentiate Employee Engagement from other constructs 3. To study Antecedents and Consequences of Employee Engagement 4. To analyze the Measurement issues of Employee Engagement 5.To present an overview on researching Employee Engagement 6. To conclude and recommend for better Employee Engagement in organizations.

Index Terms—Burn out, Disengagement, Employee Engagement, Job Involvement.

D. Pradeep Kumar is Professor & Head, Department of Management Studies, at Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science, Madanapalle, A.P.(e-mail: pradeep4a2@yahoo.co.in).
G. Swetha , Assistant Professor, S.V.College of Engineering, Tirupati ,A.P.(e-mail:swetha_reddi84@yahoo.com).


Cite:D. Pradeep Kumar and G. Swetha, "A Prognostic Examination of Employee Engagement from its Historical Roots," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.2, no.3, pp. 232-241, 2011.

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