Factors of Employee Engagement and Organizational Development: Are they Linked?
Ibrahim Mkheimer1, Salameh A. Mjlae2

1Ibrahim Mkheimer, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu Malaysia.
2Salameh A. Mjlae *, Prince Abdullah bin Ghazi faculty of IT, Al-Balqa Applied University Al-Salt, Jordan.
Manuscript received on January 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 788-797 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E5784018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E5784.018520

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Abstract: The paper’s objective is investigating the relationships between employee engagement factors and organisational development in industrial firms in Jordan. And it aims to address the main question of the study which is Do employee engagement factors influence on organizational development. The study proposed a model that suggests that a significant employee engagement correlated with organizational development. The study used quantitative method approach and survey questionnaire to achieve its goals. The study used regression analysis to analyse the suggested conceptual framework due to the effective use of this method to test the hypotheses of the study. The study’s sample was around 250 industrial firms employees represent different private firms operating in industrial zone in Sahab city (Jordan) with a response rate of 88.4 % (221 employees) Pearson correlation and linear regression as well (Confirmatory Factor Analysis) CFA was also used to test the relationships among the variables of the study. The results revealed that the factors of engagement implemented in the organizations had achieved level of development. The findings also found that there were great relationships between employee engagement factors and organisational development. This findings have important implications for management in order to enhance its development, specifically in connection to human resource development and employee’s motivation. The study contributes to the academic studies that examined a model consisted of the factors of employee engagement and outcomes.
Keywords: Employee Engagement; Organizational Development; CFA; Industrial Firms.
Scope of the Article: Mobile App design and development.