Week of November 18, 2013

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How to Engage Employees

Employee Engagement creates a powerful, positive force for change. It helps break down departmental silos. It leads to increased operational effectiveness and fosters an environment where innovations are more likely to happen. So how can we get our employees involved? There are various ways to make this happen. Here are some real-life examples of ways some of our clients have successfully engaged their employees.

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Upcoming Workshops & Presentations

"Boosting Project Bottomlines Through Effective Project Audits," November 24-25, 2013 for Oricle Synergy, Dubai.
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"How to Develop a Strategic Change Plan," February 24-25, 2014, Gardiner Centre, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
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"Strategic Project Leadership," March 5-6, 2014 for IBN, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Food for Thought

We all need to know how we're doing. Left unchecked, a problem performance behavior can turn attitudes of the other employees cancerous within the organization.”
Kevin Burns

"The really interesting moment will be when you have a critical mass of people engaging through the networks, more than through the press and TV. When that happens, the culture of politics has to change, moving away from controlled one-way messages towards a political culture that is more questioning.”
Geoff Mulgan

“To summarize, using money to motivate people can be a double-edged sword. For tasks that require cognitive ability, low to moderate performance-based incentives can help. But when the incentive level is very high, it can command too much attention and thereby distract the person’s mind with thoughts about the reward. This can create stress and ultimately reduce the level of performance.”
Dan Ariely

 “What we believe is heavily influenced by what we think others believe.”
Thomas Gilovich


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