Employee Awareness is a level to which an employee knows certain policies, situation, documents or any other important information. Policy of systematical increasing of employee awareness is an important element of employee engagement strategy. Employee awareness has two important sides:
- Fostering of integrity in the staff: sharing and nurturing corporate culture and ethics, improving communications and commitment, code of conduct, etc;
- Ameliorating practical knowledge on the enacted corporate policies and workplace procedures, comprising routine operations, business processes, emergency actions, etc;
Many of companies and organizations have their programs for improvement of employee awareness that includes knowledge on company’s strategic goals, policies to reduce energy and time waste (or other saving options), decreasing operational costs and increasing efficiency, improving knowledge and professional attitudes, because the higher employee awareness the better competitiveness of the company. In a big number of companies yet employee awareness initiatives can be characterized as just fragmentary efforts which cannot gain serious results.