A STUDY ON EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AMONG THE EMPLOYEES OF POWER SECTOR WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO APSPDCL
Keywords:Employee Engagement, APSPDCL, motivated work force, HR policies
The Andhra Pradesh State Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APSPDCL) has a robust distribution network to cater to customers spread across 81331 sq.km .Such a huge network is supported and handled by a large group of employees who are associated with several responsibilities benefiting the citizens directly. In such a work force employee engagement is very much essential to keep the smooth flow of organisational activities. An engaged employee is having a thorough knowledge of business context who works with colleagues to improve performance within the job for the benefit of the organization. A simple random sample of 150 employees was analyzed. The paper identifies factors that form employee engagement are identified and they are assessed with descriptive statistics like mean and standard deviation, chi-square test and Pearson’s product moment correlation is applied to find out their inter-relationship with each other. The study conlcudes that employees are travelling towards high engagement levels as the HR policies are aiming at employee retention and have an immediate demand of highly motivated work force.
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