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Gamification for Employee Engagement by Akila Narayanan

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Gamification catalyst for employee engagement

Many times, an employee fails to enter into the flow zone because they don't identify with the goals, so they think, What is in it for me? Game mechanics can help bridge that gap in demonstrating that value in an engaging manner.

A well-designed gamification system that lets employees enter into a flow zone by deploying a combination of these mechanics can achieve higher levels of employee engagement.

Game mechanics at enterprises

The following are a few game mechanics and illustrations of scenarios within an enterprise where they may apply:

Game Mechanic

Description

Scenario

Achievements

A virtual or physical indication of having accomplished something.

An employee is rewarded as "Best performer ...

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