Employee Engagement Trends and Drivers – Across the Globe


As we all know Employee engagement is an emotional feeling that employees feel towards his work based on various factors that he values the most. It can be career opportunities, working with a great manager and co-workers, getting recognized, pay, pride in where he works and many other factors.

When we talk about multi generational and multi cultural workforce, what employees value the most differ from one employee to the other and from one culture to the other. And there is not one size that fits all. Here a summary of the study conducted by Aon Hewitt Research on ‘2014 Trends in Global Employee Engagement‘ where you can see how employee engagement drivers differ from one part of the world to the other.

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In the midst of ever changing business dynamics it is critical for each organization to know what drives their employees to perform. Now how does that differ globally?
What does it mean to have a culture of engagement and what is the role of leaders and executives?
How should organizations create a culture of engagement?
How and why should employers deliver on Employee Value proposition?
How are successful organizations nailing Employee Engagement?

Join us while our eminent speakers, thought leaders and Employee Engagement experts discuss  Employee Engagement Trends and Drivers- across the globe? ’ on July 15th,  Tuesday at 8pm IST / 9.30 am CST /10.30 am EST.

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Meet our Guests!! pallab

Dr. Pallab Bandyopadhyay

Leadership Architect, Career Coach, Change and Transition Specialist

Dr Pallab Bandyopadhyay is a Leadership Architect, Career Coach, Change and Transition Specialist. He has thirty years of successful professional experience in managing entire gamut of Human Resources Management with proven expertise in managing multicultural globally distributed knowledge professionals and collaboratively working with global business leaders to build shared leadership and consensus on complex people management issues. As head of HR function at Citrix Systems, Dell services, Perot systems, Cambridge Solutions, Sasken Communication Technologies and Ashok Leyland Information Technology he has been responsible for providing strategic HR leadership to achieve business and people growth in multi-cultural and multi-locational fast growth environment in USA, Europe, India and APAC region.

A doctoral fellow in HRD from XLRI, Jamshedpur, he has also been trained at various human process and organization development interventions at NTL, USA as well as adult learning theories at Interactive consultants, Canada. He and his team have been instrumental in making Sasken winner of the prestigious BT-Hewitt Best Employer/National HRD Excellence Award. He was also conferred the Super Achievers Award twice by Centre of Change Management/Institute of Fun and Joy at Work  and Indira Group and HR Leadership Award by Institute of Public Enterprise for outstanding achievements in the field of HR.

He has vast expertise in Change and Transition management having participated in twenty five M&A deals across the globe. Dr. Pallab was the past-President of NHRD Bangalore chapter and a member at the National HR and IR/ER committee of CII. He has been the member of the CII and NHRD team that developed the first HR competency model HR Compass in India. He has published several papers in leading HR journals and also the guest editor for NHRD Journal. He is also a visiting faculty in number of reputed business schools in India in the area of HRM/OB. Dr. Pallab is a research guide for PhD students under the Faculty of Management Symbiosis International, a deemed University and also a member of the current executive council of St Joseph College of Business Administration (SJCBA). He is also an expert reviewer at Harvard Business School (HBR) Press and an advisory member of the board for “Sukrut” a unique psychotherapeutic clinic and professional development centre based at Bangalore. Dr. Pallab is also a certified executive coach and spends considerable time in coaching both senior business leaders as well as young HR professionals across the country. Connect with him on twitter at @pbandyo

DP Singh_Hi res Pic (1)Dilpreet Singh

Vice President & Head HR – IBM India / South Asia

DP, currently is Vice President, HR, IBM – India/ South Asia and member of board of directors for IBM India Pvt Ltd. A professional with over three decades experience in HR and Business. His experience spans across employee relations & Labor relations, Workforce management, Talent acquisition and development, succession planning and organization development. He has successfully worked with cross cultural teams across the globe, knitting them together to deliver business results. He is an avid learner, mentor and trusted advisor who is strong on collaboration.

Prior to taking on this role, DP was the Human Resources Leader for Middle East and Africa, for IBM. And before that, DP was BU HR leader for Global process services for the BPO business delivered out of India, Philippines. In addition to this he was also the Area HR leader for IBM in North India. DP joined IBM through the acquisition of Daksh eServices in 2004. DP also has experience of managing his own HR Consulting entity for few years and during that period he was associated with the IT & ITEs sector in addition to other industries. His association with IT and ITES sector goes back to year 2000. He was also for a short period Director – HR with Xansa Technology, a British Technology and Outsourcing Company which was later acquired by French Company Seteria.

He began his career in 1980, with the Eicher Group of Companies in India which is known for its strong HR practices in the automobile industry. Eicher was in manufacturing of Tractors, Light commercial vehicles and in Motorcycles. He subsequently, in 1987, joined Montari Industries Ltd. a diversified company with businesses in agrochemical. The Company in addition was in a Joint Venture with multinationals like Bausch & Lomb Inc., Bally of Switzerland, and Skata Inc. of Japan. This enabled him to gain an exposure to industries like eyewear, eye care, leather, and packaging. His last role with this organization was that of President – Corporate Affairs, managing Group HR, Legal, Company Secretarial work,leading promoter’s closely held manufacturing plants and Merchant Exports, before he decided to branch off on his own.

A Law Graduate from Delhi University and additionally holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (HR) from The University Business School, Chandigarh, India. He is actively involved in sharing his perspective on variety of HR subjects in various forums. He is an acknowledged as business leader rather than just and HR leader with eminence. Connect with him on twitter at @DPDilpreet

kevinKevin W. Grossman

Director of  Product and Content Marketing at People Fluent, USA | #Tchat Co-founder

For over 25 years, Kevin W. Grossman has held multiple leadership positions in the human resource and recruiting marketplace, B2B and consumer technology marketplace and higher education. He’s a marketing strategist, business development and sales professional, industry evangelist, online community developer, entrepreneur, analyst, advisor, philanthropist and writer. Kevin is currently the Director of Content Development at Peoplefluent, the leading provider of talent management solutions designed to support the entire workforce.

Kevin’s immediate passion and interest is to improve and elevate the employer-candidate-employee experience, which is why he’s part of the CandE Council for the 2013 Candidate Experience Awards and why he volunteers each month for Hirewire.org, a local organization to help job seekers in Santa Cruz County with career development and job search advice. He believes there’s a better way for employers, employees and candidates to engage in two-way professionally relevant conversations in-person and online via community development and management. Kevin has also been a top social influencer in leadership, human resources, talent management and recruiting, as well as a prolific “HR business” blogger since 2004.

He co-founded the TalentCulture “world of work” community that includes the highly popular weekly #TChat Twitter chat and #TChat Radio show. He has also authored multiple articles on marketing, business development, HR, recruiting and leadership, and his first business book titled Tech Job Hunt Handbook was released in December 2012 from Apress. He speaks at HR and recruiting industry events and also moderates HR/recruiting/marketing related webinars and roundtables. Lastly, he’s a proud father of two beautiful girls and loving husband to his beautiful wife. He enjoys reading, running and writes regularly about fatherhood, responsible parenting and domestic violence awareness and prevention. Connect with him on twitter @KevinWGrossman

kimKimberly Patterson

Principal Consultant, Unconventional HR, LLC – USA

Kimberly Patterson is the founder of Unconventional HR. An HR pro turned consultant, she has 25 years of progressive experience as a strategic HR and business leader in a variety of industries. Her hands-on and innovative approach allows her to create and deliver HR solutions to meet business challenges and needs by managing human capital, talent acquisition and technology. Connect with her on Twitter at  @kimberly_patt or at kim@unconventionalhr.com.

Linda_online_profile_picLinda Jonas

Director of Marketing, Small Improvements- Australia

Linda is passionate about people, work places and all things social. Being the Director of Marketing at Small Improvements, she is in charge of global campaigns, partner programs as well as customer success. For the past 3 years she has been working with some of the most innovative HR leaders and is keen on helping companies make performance management meaningful. Apart from enjoying work at a start up, Linda also loves traveling, photography and living in Sydney, Australia. Connect with her on twitter at @LinJonas

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