The Relationship Between Antecedents of Employee Engagement & Employee Engagement in Banking Sector

Ola Basbous, Eman Malkawi


This study aims to find the precursors that influence employees engagement, as the organizational performance becomes progressively worse due to high turnover and related matters such as high absenteeism, low loyalty and productivity. This exploratory research was conducted among employees working in the banking sector to test the relationship between the antecedents comprising of employee communication, employee development, reward and recognition and extended employee care. Structured questionnaire was the best method to collect data. The researcher used statistical inference & Multiple Regression to test the relationship between variables. The result shows that there is a significant relationship between antecedents comprising of employee communication, employee development, reward and recognition and extended employee care. Among the antecedents, employee development forms the most significant contributor. The data was collected directly from employees working in various banking sector across Aqaba, Jordan. It provides first hand information on relationship between Antecedents and employee engagement.


Antecedent of employee engagement; Employee engagement; Employee development; Employee development

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