This book introduces a framework to assist human resource practitioners and organisations embrace strategies that will drive high engagement levels within organisations with a union presence.
The authors address established definitions of engagement and how they have been conceptualised in academic and practitioners’ literature, before exploring and unpacking circumstances that influence levels of engagement amongst employees in a unionised environment. In doing so, the framework introduced elaborates on approaches and interventions with the greatest potential to create, improve, and embed high levels of engagement within the unionised work environment.
Jan Hendrick Nel has 22 years of experience as a HR generalist and spent the last 10 years in a professional services environment as HR Director for BDO, South Africa.
Bennie Linde is an Associate Professor at the North-West University in South Africa. He is a member of the School of Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.