Renowned business management researchers Kenneth W. Thomas and Walter G. Tymon, Jr., developed the Work Engagement Profile as a method of measuring how much energy and thought an employee invests in his or her work. The Work Engagement Profile focuses on the premise that extrinsic, psychological rewards â feeling that your job is important to your employer and that you do it well â develops a sense of empowerment in employees that can lead to higher productivity and increased sales, as well as improved retention rate of valued employees.
The Work Engagement Profile assesses four key areas:
Results of this assessment will help employees understand their personal motivations and how they really feel about the work that they do, and outline action steps for self-management that will increase their engagement and job performance. A sense of empowerment will encourage them to want to do better for themselves, which ultimately benefits their employer.