Employee engagement has been defined and redefined over the past few decades. For all the efforts made on the topic, it continues to be elusive for businesses since, according to The Gallup Organization, only about 1/3 of employees are currently “engaged” in their jobs, a percentage that has not significantly changed over the past 20+ years.
However, there is hope. Strong neuroscience evidence and new research from Dr. Rick Garlick and Dr. Bob Nelson suggest that there is no greater motivator than the feeling of PRIDE one has in their work and in the company for whom they work.
In this learning event, you will meet the researchers and discover what The WorkProud Study revealed:
Christi Gilhoi leads global employee engagement for Qualcomm. Prior to her work at Qualcomm she served as Director of the International House at UC San Diego, an international living/learning community of students and scholars from around the globe. Gilhoi has had an active career in various fields, including international education, investment real estate, marketing and human resources. She has studied, lived and worked overseas in Norway, India, and Taiwan.
Every month, we share news, knowledge, and insight into what we believe is a pretty simple proposition: If you are “proud of your work and proud of your company,” you are more engaged, more productive, and more likely to stay with your company for the long haul.