Workplace Recognition and Incentive Programs

7 Steps to Disengagement

Posted on May 29, 2012 by Motivo Staff in Uncategorized

Engagement has been the focus of human resources for some time and it does not seem to be going away anytime too soon. Why is it important to your company? Well, obviously you want enthusiastic, energetic, dedicated employees who are fully focused on their work. In an ideal world (where is that?) everyone would be fully engaged and genuinely concerned about the success of the organization. And it is becoming widely known that companies that engage in engagement are more profitable. While I believe that each person is responsible for their own engagement, I also believe that a company has to provide an environment conducive to engagement. The problem is that companies all too often create just the opposite effect. They often do these things: Create fear of job loss –...

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Are Your Managers Trained to Engage?

Posted on May 3, 2012 by Motivo Staff in Uncategorized

Is the gap between management salaries and the rank and file growing wider? Are there big bonuses for the bosses while everyone else endures pay freezes, furloughs and doing more with less? This could be disastrous to your future and certainly profitability of any company. There is irrefutable evidence that employee engagement is correlated with productivity, so plummeting engagement is a real threat to the standard of corporate excellence and the need to get more from less. Many managers, with little sense of ownership, will throw their hands in the air, bemoan their circumstance and blame the company for not providing resources. Others will strive to make the best of the situation by taking internal action. What will you do? Engaging your workforce for success requires some basic action that every company can...

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