Emotional Contagion and Employee Engagement

The success behind most healthy organizational cultures may be attributed to the engagement levels of their employees. Companies whose employees’  values are personally aligned with the organization, report greater levels of positive engagement within and outside the company. Research shows that employee engagement is mediated and moderated by the kind of relationships that employees have […]

Acculturation: Why EVERY Manager Needs to Know About It!

Change can be stressful; this is one of the undeniable truths of life. Whether change happens in a person, a group, a country or a corporate organization, the process can get messy and convoluted. Acculturation is the adjustment process – the change – that happens when two entities with different values come into direct contact with […]

Diversity and Inclusion: Buzzwords for 2015

Every year, the American business sector sees paradigm shifts in operations or in thought leadership. These are called industry trends and buzzwords. Executives and management teams of companies pay expert analysts to accurately predict these trends ahead of time, ultimately, to maximize corporate profits. Over the past decade or so, “Diversity and Inclusion”  is one […]