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Increasing employee engagement and discretionary effort: The impact of leadership factors and national culture

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 23 December 2020

Issue publication date: 21 July 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

Additional efforts from engaged employees can positively impact on overall performance of the company. Different leadership practices have scope to motivate employees to engage in extra-role behaviors. However, practitioners must remain aware that effects may vary markedly in different cultural settings.

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Findings

Additional efforts from engaged employees can positively impact on overall performance of the company. Different leadership practices have scope to motivate employees to engage in extra-role behaviors. However, practitioners must remain aware that effects may vary markedly in different cultural settings.

Originality/value

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Citation

(2021), "Increasing employee engagement and discretionary effort: The impact of leadership factors and national culture", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 35 No. 5, pp. 25-27. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-09-2020-0196

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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