APA Center for Organizational Excellence: Episode: July/August 2008

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Episode 7: "July/August 2008"

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Duration: 30:10

Episode 7

Tamara J. Erickson

Summary

Managing paradox. Explore the challenges of surviving tough economic times, engaging employees (but not too much), building trust while disrupting the organization and creating a signature experience that can help you attract the right employee for the job. In this episode, part two of our featured interview with Tamara J. Erickson, McKinsey Award winning author, consultant and expert on the changing workforce. Also, a discussion of employee engagement, how it differs from job satisfaction and how your organization can benefit.

Details

  • 00:00 – Opening
  • 01:37 – Current Issues – Employee Engagement
  • 11:42 – Featured Interview (Part 2) – Tamara J. Erickson
  • 28:56 – Closing

Host

David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, Assistant Executive Director for Corporate Relations and Business Strategy, American Psychological Association (APA) and APA Practice Organization

Featured Interview

Tamara J. Erickson, Author, Consultant and Workforce Futurist

Current Issues Discussant

Matthew J. Grawitch, PhD, Chair, Organizational Studies Program, School for Professional Studies, Saint Louis University

Additional Resources

Books by Tamara Erickson

Articles by Tamara Erickson

Articles on Employee Engagement

"As a result of our focus on creating a good working environment, ARUP has enjoyed high morale and productivity, low turnover and absenteeism, enhanced recruitment and retention, and positive customer relations."

Carl R. Kjeldsberg, M.D.
CEO and Chairmain of the Board
ARUP Laboratories, Past Winner, Utah