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Employee Engagement and Motivation

  • Upstate Employers Network 1004 South Pine Street Spartanburg, SC, 29302 (map)


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This class can be tailored to meet your company's needs. It can be delivered at your facility, or off-site at our office. Please contact Upstate Employers Network for more information.


Employee Engagement and Motivation

Class participants first determine if they are personally engaged and accountable; then participants will learn how to create an environment of positive, engagement in which associates assume ownership for results.


  • Self-assess to determine level of engagement
  • Identify the level of engagement of others at work
  • Learn reasons some associates aren’t engaged and how to address each reason
  • Discuss how the leader’s beliefs (the self-fulfilling prophecy) influence engagement and performance, either positively or negatively
  • Discuss the relationship between accountability, engagement, and discretionary effort
  • Identify the characteristics of an engaged associate
  • Establish engagement “norms” of behavior (guidelines) for the work team
  • Learn how to create the conditions under which associates choose to be engaged
  • 10 effective motivational techniques to increase engagement


  • Understand the concept of “victimization” and how it impacts results
  • Explain Belief X and Belief Y and their impact on motivation
  • Describe how the self-fulfilling prophecy influences motivation and engagement
  • Explain the “Two Factor Model” of motivation
  • Use the ABC Model to create motivating conditions
  • Use the Gallup Q12 questions to create a motivating culture


Jeff Gossett


May 23, 2018
Class meets 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Participants are on their own for lunch


Members: $255 per person
Non-members: $355 per person


Employers Network office; 1004 South Pine Street, Spartanburg


Call Employers Network: 585-1007

To register by fax, use this form.


Registered participants who fail to attend a class ('no-shows') will be charged full class cost. The 'no-show' fee may not be used as a credit for another UEN class, or other type of event or service.

A 'late notice' charge (50% of the class fee) will be charged for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the scheduled class starting time. The 'late notice' charge may not be used as a credit for another UEN class. or other type of event or service.

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