An engaged work environment is one that values and maximizes employee contributions. Engaged environments invite new ideas, promote creativity and conversation and enable the organization, and its employees to become “Best in Class.” Commitment from the manager is the first step in building this environment and it is their responsibility to continuously work with their employees to sustain it.
This course is broken into two separate sessions. Participation is recommended in both sessions, and most beneficial if completed sequentially. Below is information for session #1, Creating Meaningful Connections. Session #2, Support and Communication is listed on a separate page.
Seats in these sessions are limited to managers who have direct reports.
Creating an Engaged Work Environment, Session #1: Creating Meaningful Connections
In this session, managers have the opportunity to learn about and discuss the importance of employee engagement. Through dialogue and activities, managers will articulate the features of an engaged climate, and evaluate the environments they have built for these features, resulting in the ability to demonstrate best practices in fostering an engaged work environment for their employees.
This session is facilitated by the RIT Human Resources Department.