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File #: 1957-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Evening Administrative Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/3/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action:
Title: Workplace Culture and Employee Engagement Training Program Update
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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Frances Robustelli, Assistant City Manager

Prepared By: Heather M. Maloney, Administrative Services Manager

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Workplace Culture and Employee Engagement Training Program Update

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Recommendation

Receive a progress report on the City's Workplace Culture and Employee Engagement Training Program.

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DISCUSSION:
The Energized, Empowered, and Engaged Workforce Program ("E3 Program") creates and facilitates a robust organization-wide engagement program to align vision and priorities, help to inform future priorities, create clarity, increase efficiency, and produce consistent results.

The initial E3 Program implementation phase began in May 2019 and will run through February 2020. This report summarizes E3 Program implementation activities since May 2019.

Program Background
In support of City Council's Priority to provide an "Efficient and Stable Organization" (developed at their January 11, 2019 Strategic Planning Workshop), the City Manager recently introduced a new citywide employee engagement strategy to create an Energized, Empowered, and Engaged workforce ("E3 Program"). Overall, the E3 Program will engage every employee in the development of an enhanced organizational culture through training, new organizational protocols and programs aiming to support the goal to enhance employment and recruitment incentives, and improved employee retention and recruitment.

Having engaged and empowered employees is directly linked to our ability to attract and retain excellent talent. According to a 2019 Gallup Report, "your employee experience is your employment brand" and "what employees experience within an organization can directly impact the ability to hire and retain great talent." Furthermore, the report underscored the importance of aligning employee experience to an agency's purpose, brand and culture.i

In addition to attracting and retaining talent, incre...

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