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Should Employee Engagement Cost Money?

December 11, 2018  

We sat down at a surprisingly tasty TMAC lunch and presentation on “The Science of Employee Engagement”. Addressing the popular topic was the dynamic author and speaker Craig Dowden, Ph.D.

He brought up some shocking research that only 15-35% of employees are engaged in their work. Disturbingly, 1 in 5 are “actively disengaged”, meaning they are potentially harmful to their employer.

Then we heard the science which deduces that financial incentives actually reduce intrinsic motivation and diminishes ethics. Wow. Money really isn’t everything.

Thankfully, Mr. Dowden didn’t leave us hanging and provided the room with some easy to remember tips…

The “3 Ps” of how to improve employee engagement:

I am summarizing a one-hour presentation in 200 words so if you want more drop by www.craigdowden.com. It’s worth the visit.

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