Today’s companies recognize that employee engagement is critical for recruiting and retaining top talent. However, many of the organizations that invest considerable resources in communicating their core values to employees do not provide opportunities to live out those values. In this Executive Interview, Kelly Elizabeth Behrend, Director of Corporate Responsibility and Strategy at the Peacework Development Fund, explains how organizations can use social responsibility programs move beyond employee engagement to empowerment and unleash the potential, productivity and profitability of their people.
Key insights include:
- A brief overview of the difference between employee engagement and employee empowerment.
- Peacework’s B.U.I.L.D. framework for organizations that want to create a successful employee empowerment program.
- How to measure the effectiveness of empowerment programs through surveys and control groups.