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Part 3: Employee voice – the importance of listening to your staff

Practical guides

Employee voice is a key enabler of effective staff engagement. Employees often feel respected when they are engaged with, listened to, and invited to contribute their ideas and experience.

If employees’ voices are heard and responded to, they are more likely to understand the changes you might propose and have ideas about how to improve the current processes. As a result, employees will feel valued, leading to greater job satisfaction.

What is employee voice?

How can employee voice be effective?

What are the mechanisms for listening to employee voice?

Mechanisms to hear from employees directly

Examples of direct employee voice mechanisms

What is the role of leaders?


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