Added by Mark Robinson on April 18, 2013 at 16:34 — No Comments
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You might think that a recent decision in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal regarding the dismissal of a pregnant employee would have managers reaching for their anti-discrimination policy – but what they should be doing is reviewing change management procedures.
Cook v Commanding Communications Pty Ltd and Ors  QCAT 24
This decision centred on the allegation of a casual telesales employee who exhibited emotional outbursts and became upset…Continue
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In the US, they have National Employee Appreciation Day; it falls on the first Friday in March and has been doing so since 1995. During the approaching weeks, business owners and managers all over America are stricken with panic as they have forgotten to make arrangements. Simultaneously, the internet churns…Continue
Added by Mark Robinson on March 13, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments
Nowadays, it’s all about ‘doing more with less’, every organisation wants to maximise productivity and performance and the most intelligent way is through effective employee engagement and motivation.
But how? When it comes to engagement, we need to pay people more – pay them more attention! It’s just not about the money. Employee engagement is an investment made in order to future proof an organisation’s productivity and…Continue
Added by Mark Robinson on March 7, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
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"The ability to motivate employees is one of the greatest skills an entrepreneur can possess; however, the path to motivation isn't paved with $100 bills. Employees are looking for emotional support and understanding more than financial benefits."
Mark is the General Manager of Power2Motivate APAC, delivering world class employee recognition and B2B loyalty programs…Continue
“A new app for Apple and Android claims to help employees learn what will make them happier at work, and how to make it happen.”…
Added by Mark Robinson on February 7, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments
More from Tedx, this time in Philadelphia, where Adam Grant discusses the most effective method for motivating employees, and it’s free.
Adam Grant spent some time in a call centre in the Midwest. He arranged for a group of trainees to meet an “internal customer” or an employee from another department whose job depends on the sales brought in by these trainees. The result was a 20% increase in revenue per shift. Of course, the meetings were combines with inspirational talks from the…Continue
Added by Mark Robinson on January 31, 2013 at 10:09 — No Comments
At the beginning of every year a stream of research appears, claiming a decline in engagement levels, a lack of job satisfaction and grim tales of ever-decreasing retention rates, also known as employee New Year Blues.
For example, particular piece of research conducted by Seek Learning reveals widespread New Year Blues, after a survey of over 1200 Australian working adults. Seek…Continue
Added by Mark Robinson on January 24, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
If you're an acknowleged star at work and you wonder whether the grass might be greener on the other side, the evidence is likely to have you recommit to your current employer.
Recently LeadingCompany published a Harvard Business Review article based on detailed research over seven years into the…Continue
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“If you are not measuring it, you are telling people that you are not serious about delivering it.” When I heard this quote at a conference it sent a ripple of unrest and shuffling through the audience and a lively debate ensued. What are you actually measuring in your business? What are you doing…Continue
Added by David Klaasen on December 20, 2012 at 18:47 — No Comments
“Effective reward and recognition programs are an important strategic move that can strengthen your brand and achieve ultimate business goals by fully engaging your workforce.”
This month, Singapore’s Southern Star magazine features an interview with our very own Nathan Kitchner, Executive Director of Power2Motivate, Asia.
Here’s the full article:
Mark is the General Manager…
Added by Mark Robinson on December 19, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments
Did you know that …Continue
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… And 82% say that recognition motivates them, another survey from Gallup highlights the importance of employee engagement. Have a look at more of the results in the infograph below…
Added by Mark Robinson on December 6, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments
Charalambos A. Vlachoutsicos, a Professor at Athens University of Economics and Business shared an experience of the benefits of staff engagement. In this article for HBR, he describes a situation he witnessed in a sawmill in Russia, which shows that the importance of employee…Continue
Added by Mark Robinson on November 29, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments
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A common question we are asked when it comes to developing a recognition culture is:
“Where do I start?”
This is a common problem that many will come across, as knowing your intentions is one thing, but rolling out a strategy is something else altogether, and to be able to act, you need a structure or plan in…Continue
Added by Mark Robinson on November 15, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments