The top 5 books to get you started with Employee Experience
Here is our curated list on the best five books about employee experience to get you introduced to the topic. We hope you enjoy the reading and should the books increase your thirst for more information on the topic of employee experience we can highly recommend you to watch our podcast recording of how to measure employee happiness.
Research Shows Organizations That Focus on Employee Experience Far Outperform Those That Don't
Recently a new type of organization has emerged, one that focuses on employee experiences as a way to drive innovation, increase customer satisfaction, find and hire the best people, make work more engaging, and improve overall performance. The Employee Experience Advantage is the first book of its kind to tackle this emerging topic that is becoming the #1 priority for business leaders around the world. Although everyone talks about employee experience nobody has really been able to explain concretely what it is and how to go about designing for it...until now.
Develop a Happy, Productive and Supported Workforce for Exceptional Individual and Business Performance
For organizations to maintain their competitive advantage, their people need to be performing to the best of their abilities. But in a world of increasing stress and pressure, of rapid technological change and digital overload, supporting and developing employees has never been more difficult. To develop top-performing employees, HR professionals need to move beyond ad hoc engagement initiatives and instead to design and embed employee experience throughout an organization's processes and culture - from the moment an employee sees a job advert to the moment they leave the company. Employee Experience is a practical guide to achieving this.
Why do most digital work environments slow employees down?
Many organizations have lost control of the digital workplace to uncoordinated organic growth. If you're looking for tools to get back in the driver's seat and maximize value creation, then Digital Workplace Strategy & Design is just what the doctor ordered. With its ready-to-use templates and real-world examples, you will be primed to master the digital workplace and unlock the enormous potential of a holistic, iterative, and user-centered approach based on design thinking. The time and money your organization will save and the hassle your employees will be spared are just the tip of the iceberg. Imagine how much value your employees will create when they are empowered to work smarter together.
ITIL 4 provides the guidance organizations need to address new service management challenges and utilize the potential of modern technology. It is designed to ensure a flexible, coordinated and integrated system for the effective governance and management of IT-enabled services.Buy it here
Companies devote untold time and resources trying to dazzle customers. Yet CEB's careful research proves that is wildly overrated: loyalty has a lot more to do with how well companies deliver on their basic promises than on how dazzling the service experience might be. Forget bells and whistles and just solve your customer's problems.
The Effortless Experience lays out the four pillars of a low-effort customer experience, with robust data, insights and profiles. Here are tools and templates you can start applying right away to improve service, reduce costs, and ultimately generate the elusive loyalty that the 'dazzle factor' fails to deliver.
There are not yet many books about XLA's as a foundation for Enterprise Employee Experience, which is often managed by Service Owners in supporting functions.
We created our own Practical XLA Guide to help understand Experience Level Agreements in an Enterprise Service Management (ESM) context.
This Practical Guide to XLAs is like a small book, that you can finish in about 1 hour. Worth every minute of it.
We hope this list helps you discover new views into Employee Experience and the importance of experience driven culture.
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