Employee rewards and incentives are a way to recognise employees for doing a good job. These can take the form of vouchers, gifts, bonuses, and so on. Science is finding novel ways to structure rewards and incentive programmes to get the best bang for your buck. For example studies have found, if as a company
Tag: Employee Engagement
According to a Towers Watson Study, employee engagement is the willingness to put additional discretionary effort into work (extra time, brainpower and energy), beyond what is considered ‘enough’. Engaged employees have the desire and commitment to do the best they can and make a measurable contribution to an organisation’s performance. In other words your employees
Dan Pink, Career Analyst, examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards i.e. bonuses, aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward that is very different to the usual staff incentive schemes.
It has been drummed in to us from a young age that we “Grow the most in our area of weakness”. For example, when looking at a school report what do we naturally gravitate to? The lower scores, this is often where the most energy is focused for development. Research by the Gallup Organisation