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Employee Engagement For Dummies by Bob Kelleher

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Chapter 20

Ten (Or So) Additional Employee Engagement Resources

In This Chapter

arrow Boosting your understanding of employee engagement

arrow Continuing your commitment to engagement

Really? After all that, you want more? A little greedy, don't you think? Well, greedy or not, you've come to the right place. In this chapter, you find ten (or so) additional resources, including books, videos, reports, and websites, presented in no particular order, to help you understand engagement and drive it in your organization. You'll probably recognize several of the titles and authors, but a few may be unfamiliar to you. That doesn't mean they're any less important, just less famous.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by Daniel H. Pink

In this work, Ryan Gosling plays a Hollywood stunt driver for movies by day and moonlights as a wheelman for criminals by night. Er, wait . . . that's the description for Drive, the movie. In the book Drive (Riverhead Books), author Daniel H. Pink asserts that the secret to high performance and satisfaction is people's ability to direct their own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by themselves and their world. Pink breaks down the belief that the best way to motivate people is through rewards (think: “carrot and stick”). Through ...

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