How to engage workers? Help them discover their intrinsic motivation

Written by Jo Owen CMgr CCMI Tuesday 09 April 2024
Don’t look to inspirational speakers and gurus – motivating staff instead requires managers to build processes and systems
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High performance and disengaged staff do not go hand-in-hand.

Just 13% of workers across Europe feel engaged at work, according to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace 2023 Report. Having 87% of your staff feeling disengaged is not just an economic waste, it is also a human tragedy.

These findings are a challenge to the motivation industry, which has grown relentlessly since Abraham Maslow published his defining 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation”. In the US, professional motivational speakers make up a $1.9bn industry. The evidence is that they collectively score “F” for fail. 

Something has to change.

Learn the four levers that help workers find their intrinsic motivation


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