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The Handbook of Employee Engagement: Models, Measures and Practice

Edward-Elgar Publishing House
Editor: Simon Albrecht

General description
The Handbook of Employee Engagement is designed to offer evidence-based perspectives on the definition, drivers, outcomes and utility of this increasingly influential construct. Despite widespread claims in support of the impact that engagement can have on individual, team and organizational outcomes, there is no single resource available to help researchers and practitioners wanting to understand and critically evaluate the ‘state of play’ of employee engagement. Furthermore, there is no single resource which describes tested and practical steps which can be used by consultants and HR managers to improve engagement in differing organizational contexts. The handbook has the ambitious goal of covering a broad range of topics relevant to both the science and the practice of employee engagement. The book is intended as a comprehensive collection of conceptual pieces, research studies and case studies aimed at summarizing the ‘state of play’ of employee engagement from across the globe.

Submitting an Abstract and a Chapter
If you are interested in contributing to the Handbook of Employee Engagement please send an abstract directly to the Editor as per the contact details below.

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Abstract submission deadline: May 1st, 2009
Manuscript submission deadline: October 31st, 2009

The book is scheduled for publication in 2010.

All submissions should be made electronically (use e-mail attachment files in MS Word format). Acceptance is subject to a double blind review process by an ad-hoc editorial board.

Please feel free to contact the editor if you have any questions about the project at:

Dr. Simon Albrecht
Organizational Psychology
School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine
Monash University
Victoria, AUSTRALIA 3145
Phone: +61-(0)414373562, +61-(0)3-99031956.
Fax:  +61-(0)3-99032501