Drivers of employee engagement impacting employee performance
Employee engagement is integral to driving successful organizations. Employee engagement is a vast construct that touches almost all parts of human resource management and other disciplines as well. ‘Employee engagement is the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals’. Engaged employees are emotionally attached to their organization and highly involved in their job with a great enthusiasm for the success of their employer, going extra mile beyond the employment contractual agreement. Employee engagement has emerged as a critical driver of business success in today’s competitive marketplace. This paper focuses on understanding employee engagement and how employee engagement affects performance. Additionally, it attempts to investigate into factors that affect employee engagement. For this purpose and in depth analysis of the available literature was undertaken. Suggestions for future research have also been given.