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Presented by: Mike Ryan, Senior Vice President, Client Strategy

Employee recognition planners are always looking for an advantage. But is there a different way to go about designing and executing your programs? Is there a way you can more effectively influence the way employees respond to business challenges and opportunities? Is there a discipline that can drive employee engagement and revenue growth and do so with very little incremental investment?

The answer is yes! Behavioral Economics is a science predicated on the reality that human beings do not always act in rational ways. Academics who have studied this field—along with the many executives and managers who implemented their findings—know that people can be more emotional than logical in their thinking; that they are not always motivated by money; and that context and circumstances shape how they interpret things, respond to situations and make decisions.

So how can you leverage the science of Behavioral Economics to your advantage? How can you use it to drive higher levels of motivational impact for program participants and better business outcomes for senior level sponsors?

This webinar will…

  1. Walk you through the premise behind the science of Behavioral Economics.
  2. Explain why emotions play a far bigger role in shaping human behavior than you might think.
  3. Introduce you to terms like “maximizers” and “satisficers” and outline how they influence the motivational response you are looking for.
  4. Explore why context and circumstance drive decision-making and show you how you can influence both
  5. Suggest that willpower has multiple dimensions and explain how that represents a planning and communications advantage.
  6. Examine why people are predisposed to resist complexity and embrace choices and why that notion should be central to your rewards philosophy.
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Presented by: Mike Ryan, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy

Looking to strengthen your argument for an employee recognition or sales incentive program? Want some pointers on what to include in your financial projections? Join Madison’s Mike Ryan along with Rodger Stotz, Chief Research Officer for the Incentive Research Foundation as they present R&R Means Business: A “How To” On Building The Business Case & Maintaining Program Funding .

It’s free and listeners will get some helpful insight on:

  1. Why without a strong argument, you may not get the funding you need
  2. What external data can strengthen your case
  3. The financial calculations your executives may use to rank your proposal

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Presented by: Mike Ryan, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

High engagement is important for any business. In our talent-driven, knowledge-based economy, organizations that pay close attention to their engagement strategies to gain a discernible leg up over rivals.

And while businesses across many categories have successfully implemented programs one industry in particular—the professional services sector—has outshined all others. Why is that? And what can others learn from their practices?

The defining difference is that many professional services companies are way ahead of the planning and execution curve.

  1. They consistently convert executive support into visible leadership
  2. They systematically align individual efforts to the broader mission of the firm
  3. They leverage the voice of internal and external customers in their feedback loops
  4. And they choose technology that is adaptable to their own environments

This webinar will expand on the importance of each distinction and provide actionable best practices to consider incorporating within your employee recognition strategies and programs.

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Presented by: Mike Ryan, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Even though unemployment remains stubbornly high, businesses have struggled to attract and retain employees with the right skills sets and leadership potential they need to grow the enterprise over time. In fact, a narrowing of the leadership pipeline (defined as a global shortage of workers who possess both the abilities and attitudes of a potential leader) is putting a squeeze on the long-term goals of most businesses.

Why is this happening? And, more importantly, what can HR do right now to ensure that their companies come out ahead in the race to secure long-term leadership from their existing employee ranks. Where will the leaders of tomorrow going to come from? And what role can your employee recognition programs play right now to help identify and encourage top talent?

This webinar will make the case for the “Total Recognition” solution—a more balanced and complete implementation philosophy that from day one will afford a comprehensive answer to enterprise recognition.

This webinar will examine:

  1. The impact employee demographics and work styles play in shaping the leadership divide.
  2. The transition employees take from workers to managers to leaders .
  3. The role of employee and organizational alignment plays in shaping vision adoption.
  4. How existing leaders influence potential ones.
  5. How the right employee engagement systems help HR nurture the leadership pipeline

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Presented by: Mike Ryan, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Even though unemployment remains stubbornly high, businesses have struggled to attract and retain employees with the right skills sets and leadership potential they need to grow the enterprise over time. In fact, a narrowing of the leadership pipeline (defined as a global shortage of workers who possess both the abilities and attitudes of a potential leader) is putting a squeeze on the long-term goals of most businesses.

Why is this happening? And, more importantly, what can HR do right now to ensure that their companies come out ahead in the race to secure long-term leadership from their existing employee ranks. Where will the leaders of tomorrow going to come from? And what role can your employee recognition programs play right now to help identify and encourage top talent?

This webinar will make the case for the “Total Recognition” solution—a more balanced and complete implementation philosophy that from day one will afford a comprehensive answer to enterprise recognition.

This webinar will examine:

  • The impact employee demographics and work styles play in shaping the leadership divide.
  • The transition employees take from workers to managers to leaders .
  • The role of employee and organizational alignment plays in shaping vision adoption.
  • How existing leaders influence potential ones.
  • How the right employee engagement systems help HR nurture the leadership pipeline

Register