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Employee Engagement Does Not Equal Employee Effectiveness

We hear a lot today about employee engagement. But according to the Hay Group, “engagement alone does not drive employee effectiveness.” Employees also need to be enabled. In other words, employees need to be in the right role and given a supportive environment with no significant barriers to performance.”1 To measure and manage employee effectiveness, […]

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Helping Managers to Quickly Know Where to Take Corrective Action

Are your managers drowning in too much information? It’s quite likely they are. Operational areas are typically under pressure to achieve better results, but it can be challenging for managers to know where to make changes or focus their efforts. Rather than not having enough information, this uncertainty can spur some managers to overcompensate by […]

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Looking Ahead: 2017 Business Challenges and Opportunities

As you start to finalize 2017 planning for your organization, have you looked “outside in” and gathered ideas and insights from other organizations for the customer engagement optimization elements of your planning? Considerations for a well thought out customer engagement strategy include determining how you can enrich customer interactions, improve business processes, and optimizing the […]

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Want Engaged Employees? Self-Enable—Don’t Micro-Manage

Most of us who have been in the workforce for a while have worked with a micro-manager. It’s not a comfortable situation.  They mean well and are only trying to ensure the work gets done on time, accurately, and with little waste. However, their need for control and constant updates is counterproductive; in fact, it […]

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Traditional Performance Management Is SO Yesterday

The traditional performance management approach might be an annual HR evaluation, or monthly or weekly scorecards that report a standard (and somewhat predictable?) set of metrics. I love and respect tradition. When it comes to special family customs, favorite recipes and holiday activities, maintaining tradition is important. However, there are times when newer is not […]

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The New Face of Performance Management

Today, it is all too easy for customers to switch to a competitor. More than ever, organizations need to balance the need to get the most from their operations while also equipping employees to offer the best possible customer experience—and thus be more successful in retaining customers and growing revenue. These are big and important […]

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The Unknown Benefits of Gamification – Part Two

Part one of this blog series introduced the lesser known benefits of gamification. In this post, we’ll explore how gamification can actually help create happier, more engaged employees. Employers are looking for ways to create more satisfied employees. That helps with customer experiences and engagement, and can help reduce attrition. Gamification can assist these efforts. […]

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