A Study on Drivers of Employee Engagement in the United Arab Emirates
The British University in Dubai (BUiD)
This paper discusses employee engagement with a focus on the United Arab Emirates. It begins by defining the concept, ‘employee engagement’ and putting it into context of the United Arab Emirates. Further, it discusses the key drivers of employee engagement as the factors that affect employee engagement. The paper also discusses the methods that organisations in the UAE can use in measuring the level of their employees engagement. Lastly, the paper proposes important recommendations that the organisations in the UAE can apply in ensuring that their employees are engaged fully in their activities and that they are satisfied to remain competitive in their areas of operation or industry. The paper states employee engagement the only strategy that the UAE should address in an attempt to feature in the top-most performing countries. Such an outcome is bound to attract employees not only from within the country but also from the global front.
employee engagement, United Arab Emirates (UAE)