Engaging employees for productivity is one of the important job of management. However it’s not always that people enjoy their work of feel engaged with their job.
Monitory rewards are traditional way for motivation of people. To be more productive people need something more meaningful motivation. Company should set up certain conditions so that people develop interest in what they are doing. Motivation can be either intrinsic that is natural tendency of liking something within the individual or it can be achieved by something or someone outside of the individual like offering rewards (extrinsic).
One model to deal with worker motivation as suggested by Jurgen Appelo is CHAMPFROGS. It consists of 10 motivators as follows. It consists of 10 motivators as follows.
Sometimes hiring a motivational speaker is not going to make a difference so managers can use more creative tools like moving motivators game. The game is based on 10 motivational cards. Player can decide if specific motivator is important or not by moving the cards up or down. Each Motivators can have positive or negative effect on people’s motivation. A discussion after playing the game is important where people can reflect on what exactly motivate them and necessary changes to further increase their engagement.
Companies should find a way to incorporate these 10 motivators as a part of the work culture for better engagement of people.