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Kris Dunn introduces The Poor Man’s Guide to Employee Engagement…

Kris Dunn Worldwide FOT

My definition of employee engagement: Discretionary effort that you don’t have to threaten someone to get.  

Threatening or even asking means the resulting effort is not discretionary – funny how that works…

Lots of things go into creating an environment that draws discretionary effort.  Hiring the right people is a start.  Having managers who can have a two-way conversation is a good follow up to that.

Or, you could just tell them what to do…

Read more great posts at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog)