Tag: discretionary effort

How flexibility can boost waning engagement

Engagement efforts by Australian workers have dropped to their lowest in 12 months, with only one in five employees willing to go above and beyond for their employers, according to a recent research report. The past 12 months have seen Australians working longer hours, under increased pressure achieve business results […]

Air Force’s HR leader: how to develop social mastery

Social mastery is essential for effective leadership, improving employee engagement and boosting discretionary effort on the part of employees, according to the Director General Personnel for the Australian Air Force, Air Commodore Robert Rodgers. The most remarkable examples of business turnarounds or even military success often come down to the […]

7 strategies for maximising workforce motivation

Modern or ‘new-school’ leaders and managers should be implement seven strategies to improve workforce motivation and discretionary effort on the part of employees, according to a leadership expert. “Leaders and managers in today’s successful and growing organisations are much more strategic and focused on the individual than ever before,” said […]

The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation With the Power of Game Design to Shift Behaviour, Shape Culture and Make Clever Happen by Dr Jason Fox

Author: Dr Jason Fox Publisher: Wiley RRP: $29.95 The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation With the Power of Game Design to Shift Behaviour, Shape Culture and Make Clever Happen is a refreshingly charismatic take on how to improve workplace motivation through the science of gamification. Readers […]