GP Strategies Releases New Research Report on Employee Engagement

COLUMBIA, Md., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation is pleased to announce the release of new employee engagement research, 2017 Employee Engagement Report: Let’s Talk About Great Days At Work, which will help organizations create a culture of engagement in the workforce.

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The report, published by BlessingWhite, a division of GP Strategies, explores what actions and behaviors differentiate highly engaged organizations from the rest. The BlessingWhite employee engagement model speaks to an organizational environment that allows employees to achieve maximum satisfaction while significantly contributing to their team and organization.

According to the research, employee engagement levels can range from 49% to 77% of the employee population. The research survey explored what those organizations at the top end of the range do particularly well or differently that separates them from the rest. Key findings in the report include the following:

  • A 35-point difference exists between highly engaged organizations (75%) and those with lower levels of engagement (40%) on the key performance question related to senior leaders and whether they have created an environment of high performance. Click to Tweet
  • For performance, organizations with the highest levels of engagement have substantially higher levels of work alignment (92%), regular feedback (80%) and job-related training (76%) when compared to average results. Click to Tweet
  • Organizations with the highest levels of engagement (90%) not only created high-performing work environments, but also linked the work to a larger purpose. Click to Tweet
  • A 20-point difference exists between highly engaged organizations (88%) and those with lower levels of engagement (68%) on job satisfaction of employees. Click to Tweet

This report incorporates analysis of over 1.2 million individuals from more than 425 companies. Organizational commitment and implementing actions to address the survey results are paramount to creating a truly engaged workforce.

To learn more and download a copy of the report, visit: http://blessingwhite.com/research-report/2017/05/18/2017-employee-engagement-report/.

The BlessingWhite division provides key expertise in leadership development and employee engagement strategies that translate business solutions into results for customers by developing more effective leaders and more engaged workforces.

About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.

© 2017 GP Strategies Corporation. All rights reserved. GP Strategies and the GP Strategies logo design are trademarks of GP Strategies Corporation.

SOURCE GP Strategies Corporation

For further information: Matt Varava, BlessingWhite Engagement Practice Lead, 609.528.3541, or, Jamie Coffey, Director, Communications, 443.255.3400

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