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Providing a better digital experience for employees

Mike Raia (Integrify, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Strategic HR Review

ISSN: 1475-4398

Article publication date: 10 April 2017

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to explain how, if company’s digital experience is a good one, employees can work efficiently and feel positive about their environment while, if a company’s digital experience is poor, staff can become unmotivated and avoid using the systems that are critical to the organization.

Design/methodology/approach

The authors consulted with user interface/user experience (UI/UX) professionals to explain why attention needs to be paid to UI/UX in the employee experience and how to assess an organization’s current situation.

Findings

It is possible to prevent poor UI/UX and keep employees satisfied by improving an organization’s digital employee experience using UX best practices from the tech companies who have invested billions in getting it exactly right.

Originality/value

Understanding UX principles allows you to observe and evaluate how the systems are working, then incorporate UX best principles into the design to boost productivity, happiness and output.

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Citation

Raia, M. (2017), "Providing a better digital experience for employees", Strategic HR Review, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp. 71-75. https://doi.org/10.1108/SHR-01-2017-0004

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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