Changing Behavior: Why Rewards and Punishments Often Aren’t Enough
Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, PhD, and president of Advantage Leadership, Inc. works with leaders around the world who want engaged employees to increase bottom-line results and delight customers through collaborative leadership, strategic planning, culture change, and team development. Rebecca has contributed to organizational success as a manager and executive. As a consultant, she uses her proven ability to mentor leaders through major change, working with them to craft customized, successful solutions to complex business issues in all economic sectors. She is the author of several books on strategic planning and strategic leadership, holds a PhD in organizational development, and is a Legacy Professional Member of the National Speakers Association. She has served as president of many civic, business, and nonprofit boards of directors, and has been honored for her work on 4 continents.
Today's workforce is mobile and unwilling to stay in a job where appreciation is rare or where the person is not making a difference. You are judged on the quality of work of your team members, which means you must help them perform at their best. Everyone is unique and requires a unique approach. The fundamentals of human motivation enable you to engage each employee and the entire team for top performance. Learn to get the results you need while building a dedicated team.
- Get specified results by establishing and carrying out a robust plan for team goals and for individual development
- Lead a productive, innovative team using performance planning, delegation, motivation, feedback/coaching, and evaluation
- Create effective relationships and communicate effectively with employees
- Perfect your motivational, engagement, and inspirational skills
Every employee is different and needs a different approach. There is no one-size-fits all when it comes to encouraging employees to perform and improve. Generic rewards and punishments have a de-motivating effect. Learn to apply the latest understanding of what engages today's employees and get the results your organization needs.
- Understanding your Strengths and Challenges when motivating employees
- The role of Mission in motivation
- Developing your mission-driven plan
- Relation of employee's knowledge, experience, and competence to motivation
- Motivators and Demotivators
- Maslow's hierarchy of needs and motivation
- Herzberg's Two Factors and motivation
- McClelland's Acquired Social Needs and motivation
- Internal vs. External motivation
- How do we decide what motivates each person
- Providing effective feedback and coaching
- Maintaining motivation in a virtual environment
Course Level - Basic/Fundamental
Who Should Attend
- Newer managers
- Experienced managers and supervisors who want to enhance their skills for better results
- Team leaders and project managers
- HR professionals
- Anyone interested in managing people
Why Should Attend
This webinar is designed to help you keep employees motivated and engaged. Most managers wrestle with this fundamental skill to thrive in a competitive marketplace. This persistent problem often comes down to not understanding human psychology and how it operates, especially with four or five generations in the workplace. You don’t have to become a psychologist, but you do have to master some fundamentals if you want to keep employees inspired, engaged, and productive. If you continuously learn from each employee interaction and apply your knowledge to new situations, you will create a productive team of inspired, engaged employees.