Employee Engagement: The Past, the Present, and the Future Chapter uri icon


  • Employee engagement has been a ‘hot’ topic among practitioners for about two decades. Over that time period, there were reports in the business press and related outlets which indicated that engaged employees are more likely to be satisfied and perform at higher levels, as well as enact behaviors that contribute to the bottom line of their organizations (e.g., Harter, Schmidt, Killhan, & Agrawal 2009; Kruse, 2012; Reilly, 2014). Today, employee engagement is considered to be a source of competitive advantage that allows organizations to gain an upper hand over rival firms ...

author list (cited authors)

  • Kim, J. K., & LePine, J. A

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Kim, Ji Koung||LePine, Jeffery A

editor list (cited editors)

  • Wilkinson, A., Bacon, N., Snell, S., & Lepak, D.

Book Title

  • The SAGE Handbook of Human Resource Management

publication date

  • January 2019