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ALLANA MANAGEMENT JOURNAL OF RESEARCH, PUNE - Volume 5, Issue 2, July 2015 - December 2015

Pages: 68-72
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Author: Anjum Sayyad, Dr. A. U Khan

Category: Human Resource Management


Under the present market forces and strict competition, IT companies are forced to be competitive. The traditional ways of gaining competitive advantage have to be supplemented with organizational capability to manage people, which have been unsuccessful. Employee engagement and involvement is now seen in many firms as an alternative approach that can help counteract these trends and create a sense of ownership and possession which influence employee attitude towards work. Employers recognize that business success depends on the human capital that drives and supports company objectives. But what happens when the individuals who comprise the human capital - employees aren't meaningfully involved in their work. Today, employee engagement and involvement are more vital than ever before to an organization's success and competitive advantage. Gone are the days when a youthful person starting out in his or her career joined a company and stayed until retirement - in today's changing business environment nothing can be certain. The initiatives taken for the employees work involvement and engagement is only few and less impactful. The companies need to focus on engagement and involvement of employees in their work because retention of workforce is difficult. The concept of employee work engagement describes the extent to which workers are involved with, committed to, and passionate about their work. The following brief report provides a research-based review on what is the status of employees work engagement in IT sector & why it matters for the mental health and organization success. This research study four basic dimensions of possession and ownership; self - efficacy, accountability, sense of belongingness and self identity.


Ownership, possession, employee work engagement, employee work involvement, IT industry.