Celebrations such as holiday parties are the perfect time to demonstrate company culture. These celebrations have several psychological benefits.
Gamification can make work and achieving goals much more enjoyable, fun, and rewarding. You'll also attract talent, engage them and keep them motivated by instant rewards, gratification, and prompt feedback.
While organizations continue to survey their employees, the level of employee engagement is stagnant. It is time to move on and empower employees.
By Victor Lipman, Forbes.com Special to Online Career Tips Many managers may feel that all employees already should be engaged and doing this. Well, that may be theoretically true but the reality is management is a very challenging job and many managers are untrained and ineffective, and vast numbers of employees emotionally checked out a long time ago.
Employees who are treated decently and respectfully are much more apt to “go the extra mile” for their managers than those who were not. Common decency thus makes good managerial sense not because managers want to be nice – but because it is effective.
Businesses juggling change management efforts and strategic initiatives as they work to adapt or reposition their organization to cost-efficiently and effectively operate in the new market reality often face a number of challenges from a corporate leadership standpoint.