University of Hertfordshire

Employee engagement in discussion: Goals, perspectives and recommendations

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  • Debora Jeske
  • Maura Sheehan
  • Carol Linehan
  • Michael Moran
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-29
JournalJournal of Human Resource Management
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2017


This paper represents a summary of a debate on employee engagement that was conducted in a Business School setting. in this debate, representatives from key stakeholders group participated in this debate. The debate highlighted several critical concerns. These centered on the contextualization and employee-centered nature as well as the importance of clear goals and ‘framing’ of these activities. The consideration of multiple perspectives in combination with research and practice reports provides those interested in engagement with an overview of the matters that may emerge and need to be addressed prior to and following the implementation of any engagement initiatives.


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