Over the past several years, considerable attention has been given to the many benefits of high levels of employee engagement in the work place. And, in today's troubled economic times, paying attention to employee engagement takes on even greater importance. Studies conducted by leading research companies suggest that there are many engagement drivers, however, the key is for leaders to find ways to create inspiring workplaces where employees have pride in their organization and want to help the organization they work for succeed. This book provides information on organizational practices that will enhance the employee experience resulting in loyal, committed and connected employees. In addition the book offers a synopsis of the research conducted on engagement drivers, leadership, organizational culture and employee development and the impact they have on employee motivation, job satisfaction, attitude and productivity. The research provides valuable insights into which organizational practices contribute to engaged workplaces. This book is a must have for professionals and leaders who are seeking a heightened emotional connection between their employees and the organization.