Leadership, Energy And Engagement

Two numbers for growth, innovation and high performance: Working and optimal employee energy
Theresa M. Welbourne, PhD

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Change Management Needs a Change
Theresa M. Welbourne, PhD


Engaged In What
Theresa M. Welbourne, PhD and Steven Schlachter


Taking the Pulse of Leaders to Optimize and Direct Employee Energy at Work
Welbourne, T.M.


"Making the business case for employee resource groups (ERGs)."
Welbourne, T.M. & McLaughlin, Lacey Leone (2013)
Employment Relations Today


"Story, J, Ulrich, D., Welbourne, T.M., & Wright, P.M.(2009). Employee engagement. In J. Story, P.M."
Wright, & D. Ulrich (Eds.)
The Routledge companion to strategic human resource management (pp. 299-316). Routledge.


"Engaged in what? So what? A role-based perspective for the future of employee engagement."
Welbourne, T.M. (2012).
Townsend, K. & Wilkinson, A., Work and employee relations in the 21st century. Palgrave Publishers. April.


"Fast HR - Enhancing service excellence."
Welbourne, T.M. (2011)
Organization Dynamics. 40: 292-301.


"Productivity Victims of the Recession"
- Welbourne

March, 2011.


"From the War for Talent to the Battle for Future Heroes"
- Welbourne

Leadership Pulse Quarterly Report, Winter 2010


"Fast HR"
- Welbourne

White paper, December, 2009


"Extreme Strategizing"
- Welbourne

Leader to Leader, Volume 2009 Issue 52, pp. 42-48


"Editing a Bridge Journal"
- Welbourne

In Y. Baruch et al, Opening the Black Box of Editorship (pp.157-166). New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2008.


"Are Employee Surveys Disengaging Employees?"
- Welbourne

In M. Finney, Building High-Performance People and Organizations, Vol 1(pp.109-122). Westport, CT: Prager, Spring 2008.


"Relational capital: Strategic Advantage for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises (SMEs) Negotiation and Collaboration"
- Welbourne, Pardo del Val

July, 2008.


"Direction Trumps Strategy"
- Welbourne, CIO Update

March, 2008.


"New Study on Relational Capital by Adecco and eePulse"
- For World Business Forum

October, 2007.


"Employee Engagement Beyond the Fad And Into the Executive Suite?"
- Welbourne

Leader-to-Leader, Spring, 2007.


"Which Roles Help You Win?"
- Welbourne

IHRIM.link, April, 2006.


"Learning about leadership and firm growth through monthly data collections and dialogue with entrepreneurs"
- Welbourne

The International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 2(1), 39-55, March, 2006.


"Stacking Work"
- Welbourne

IHRIM.link, Feb, 2006.


"Throw Out the Job Description"
- Welbourne

CIO Update, Feb, 2006.


"Stacking Work"
- Welbourne

CIO Update, Dec, 2005.


"Leadership Often the Cause of Poor Performance"
- Welbourne

CIO Update, Oct, 2005.


"Employee Engagement Requires the Right Stuff"
- Welbourne

CIO Update, Sep, 2005.


"Avoid Derailment"
- Welbourne

CIO Update, Aug, 2005.


"A New Role for IT"
- Welbourne

CIO Update, Feb, 2005.


"Benchmarking: What it is and what it isn't"
- Welbourne

IHRIM Link, April / May, 2005, pp. 34-36.


"Energy Crisis in the Corner Office "
- Welbourne

Worthwhile, May, 2005, pp. 92-93.


"Back to Basics: Learning About Employee Energy And Motivation From Running On My Treadmill"
- Welbourne, Andrews and Andrews

Human Resource Management, Spring, 2005, v44(1), pp. 55-66.


"HR Metrics For HR Strategists"
- Welbourne

As seen in IHRIM.link, August/September 2004, Volume IX, Issue 4, page 29.


"HR: Are You Being Strategic?"
- Welbourne

HR.com, August 2004


"The Leadership Energy Crisis: The Strategic Opportunity To Act Now,"
- Welbourne

HR.com, May 2004


Leadership Pulse Quarterly Report
- Welbourne

UMBS Leadership Pulse,  September 2003


"Employee Engagement: Doing it vs. Measuring"
- Welbourne

HR.com, September 2003


"The Paradigm Shift: Data Driven Leadership"
- Welbourne

HR.com, June 2003


"Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM): What is it -- Really?"
- Welbourne

HR.com, May 2003


"Leadership Lessons Learned from A Tom Petty Concert,"
- Welbourne

HR.com, January 2003


"It's Budget Time Again,"
- Welbourne

HR.com, December 2002


eePulse, Inc., University of Michigan Business School Survey on the Future of Management Education, Summary Technical Report

September 2002


SHRM®/eePulse, Inc. Survey on the HR Implications of the Attack on America:  One Year Later

September 2002


"Poll Predicts Change in the Workplace As A Result of Terrorist Attacks"

More Caring, Higher Security and Curtailed Business Travel Among Changes

Full Report Available


"Improving on a Good Idea - from Employee Survey to Measurecom,"
- Welbourne

This article critically evaluates employee surveys and introduces the Measurecom® system as an alternative to traditional organizational communication methods.


"Improving Technology-Based Change Processes Through Measurement and Communication: A Case Study on Indus International,"
- Welbourne and Felton

Journal of Strategic Performance Management 2(22), 22-25. 1998


"Fear: The Misunderstood Component of Organizational Transformation,"
- Welbourne


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