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LO 10.1: Explain the extent and benefits of employee engagement

Video 1: TedTalk: Why We Do What We Do

Description: Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that motivate everyone’s actions. 

Video 2: Six Questions to Increase Employee Engagement

Description: Leadership author and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith—who is always skeptical of catch phrases like employee engagement—talks about the qualities necessary to galvanize individuals’ commitment at work.

LO 10.2: Describe different ways to ethically engage employees with their work tasks

Video 1: TedTalk: Measuring What Makes Life Worthwhile

Description: When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness and learned that success comes from what you count.

Video 2: Get Your Employees Engaged

Description: Doug Conant, former president and CEO of the Campbell Soup Company, explains how to improve staff morale.

LO 10.3: Compare and contrast how to ethically empower employees who possess each of the three different work attitudes and behaviors

Video 1: TedTalk: How Too Many Rules at Work Keep You From Getting Things Done

Description: Yves Morieux shows that too often, an overload of rules, processes, and metrics keeps us from doing our best work together in a cooperative manner. 

Video 2: The Key to Employee Empowerment

Description: Executive Vice President Gary Peterson of O.C. Tanner, a Fortune 100 Best Company to Work For®, shares how employees across the company have aligned themselves to the corporate strategy and the amazing outcomes O.C. Tanner has seen as a result.

LO 10.4: Facilitate an effective team problem-solving process

Video 1: TedTalk: What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work

Description: What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two experiments on human motivation, and it seems that most of us thrive at work, not by money or joy but by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. 

Video 2: Patrick Lencioni—“Why Teams Fail”

Description: Patrick Lencioni pinpoints the issue of group behavior in the final book of his popular “corporate fables” trilogy.

LO 10.5: Explain how to empower employees through group-based financial incentives and describe the six different types of incentives

Video 1: TedTalk: The Puzzle of Motivation
Description: Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with the idea that traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think.



Web 1: Gallup Poll, Engaging Employees

Description: Website for Gallup News

Web 2: Workplace Bullying Institute

Description: Website for Workplace Bullying Institute

Web 3: 10 Examples of Companies with Fantastic Cultures 

Description: Online Entrepreneur article

Web 4: The Center for Appreciative Inquiry

Description: Website for the Center for Appreciative Inquiry

Web 5: National Center for Employee Ownership

Description: Website for the National Center for Employee Ownership