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Professor Theresa Glomb studies how work is good, how it is bad, and how to make it better. Her research has looked at mood and well-being at work in dozens of companies with thousands of workers. Theresa is trying to help others create positive experiences at work through growth, happiness, and satisfaction. Ultimately, she’s trying to make work great (or at least a little better). In this TEDxUMN talk she shares with us three ways to improve our working lives.
Learn some simple, research-based ideas on how everyone can make their work life more engaging, meaningful, and fulfilling.
If you were unable to join Vice President Kathy Brown and Dr. Brandon Sullivan on April 13 for the Campus Conversation, "2014 Employee Engagement," is available as a WebEx or PowerPoint presentation. Vice President Brown and Dr. Sullivan provided an overview of 2014 responses for the entire University, compared year-to-year results, and supplied context on the data and situations that may be shaping results.
E2 Employee Engagement supports the University's commitment to meet its academic and research mission by creating workplaces that energize, empower, and enhance faculty and staff. Engagement profoundly shapes both the quality of the faculty and staff experience, as well as workplace outcomes. It impacts recruiting, retaining, and developing top talent, as well as collaboration and innovation. For individuals, it affects both resilience and well being.
The University of Minnesota uses a unique model to measure engagement of faculty and staff on all campuses: