19 Sep '11, 1pm

Is Employee Engagement Overrated?

Is Employee Engagement Overrated?

Welcome to the first post in "Talent Show ," a new GreenBiz column about the intersection of human resources (HR) and sustainability. Enormous opportunities exist for cross-collaboration between the human resources function and the sustainability function. The goal is to share industry trends and best practices in the collaboration between sustainability and HR. "Talent Show" is not about employee engagement. In fact, I have some criticisms about employee engagement that I wanted to get out of the way so that future articles can get down to celebrations, best practices and innovations. I come to this topic having spent the past 15 years engaged with companies of all sizes and sectors in their sustainability leadership quest. I am inspired more by the people who do the work than the work itself. I am interested in the leaders, the supporters, the motivators, those who hold ...

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