Decades of research have shown that improving employee engagement will drive higher levels of organizational performance, including in the public sector. In this session, the panelists will discuss how measuring and improving engagement drives improved organizational performance in federal, state and local government.
Bob Lavigna, Director, Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement, CPS HR Consulting, will provide an overview of what employee engagement is and why it matters.
Mallory Barg Bulman, Vice President, Research and Evaluation, Partnership for Public Service, will discuss lessons learned from more than a decade of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” rankings.
Alexandra Smith, Chief Human Resources Officer, city of Memphis, will share her experiences measuring and improving engagement in local government.
Michael Zingsheim, Employee Engagement Specialist, State of Michigan, will provide the employee engagement perspective from state government.
Attendee takeaways will include:
• What engagement it and why it matters
• Why measuring engagement is critically important
• Examples of employee engagement approaches and results from federal, state and local government