In a 1968 issue of Harvard Business Review, Frederick Herzberg published a now-classic article titled One more time: How do you motivate employees? His message was that: People are most satisfied with their jobs (and therefore most motivated) when those jobs give them the opportunity to experience achievement. In order to investigate this message in […]
Role ambiguity is one of the greatest sources of stress. Though easily fixed, it is an ongoing issue for many teams. A study was conducted, looking at numerous organisations, and assessing them against different aspects of successful teams. One such organisation was the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The three teams that were observed were responsible […]
People are connected to different kinds of technology all the time. Yet often, when it comes to work, employees experience a disconnect between the technologies available to them in their personal lives and those at work. Looking at social media, on its own, people are able to respond immediately, in real time… Traditional performance management […]
The meaning of life is to give life meaning – Victor E. Frankl In our article, the Drivers behind Employee Engagement, we looked at the three top drivers. In this article we are going to deep dive into the driver of meaningful work. Research has found that meaningful work is a good predictor of desirable […]
To some people, it is often very surprising that well-intentioned leaders make poor decisions. One way of explaining this, is our influence of innate biases. Unconscious biases are those that occur automatically, triggered by our brain making quick judgments of people and situations based on previously determined judgments or socially accepted norms while disregarding any […]
Steve Jobs has famously been quoted for saying “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Central to this is the concept of engagement – a concept that has been the focus of many research studies by both academics and consulting houses.