Recent research: What motivates men, and what motivates women?

Gender Infographic – motivation The key to driving long term motivation and engagement among your employee base is an understanding of the motivation factors that drive individual employees. The motivation factors, and how they are played out are individual and situational. The infographic below, produced by IDG Research Services, is based on research conducted by…

The Missing Links in Employee Engagement

The missing links in Employee Engagement Indeed an interesting article in The Wall Street Journal, but perhaps not so very surprising. I think the article misses one important factor. During the last 10 years, Motivation Factor has been working with motivation and engagement. We have developed an assessment identifying the individual’s needs and talents, and…

Here’s Jane

Here’s Jane! Jane is a 45 years old American, female, university educated manager – working in the private sector. We’ve decided to call her Jane. Based on the first 500 completed Motivation Factor Pin Pointer assessments, we have consolidated, crunched and researched the data, to find the typical Pin Pointer user, and right now it’s…

”In the valley we motivate people by threatening to fire them”

”In the valley we motivate people by threatening to fire them” Helle Bundgaard | Partner | Motivation Factor Institute | Copenhagen | Denmark My partner, who is currently in Silicon Valley to pitch our Motivation Intelligence platform to potential investors, was faced with this statement from an investor whose name shall remain anonymous. Frankly I…

Are the customers the greatest asset for a company?

Are the customers the greatest asset for a company? Karsten Bundgaard | Partner | Motivation Factor Institute | Copenhagen | Denmark …or is it just a tenacious saying that by the way isn’t true? I claim it’s not true. A happy, motivated employee provides a better service for the customers, higher productivity, less absence and…

Motivation and commitment – is it important?

Motivation and commitment – is it important? Karsten Bundgaard | Partner | Motivation Factor Institute | Copenhagen | Denmark We’ve talked about motivation and commitment for decades. Is there any point? Is it important? Yes! There’s a point, and it is definitely more important than ever. “Yes! Business has indeed evolved more over the past…

Imagine if everyone were a top performer

Imagine if everyone were a top performer Karsten Bundgaard | Partner | Motivation Factor Institute | Copenhagen | Denmark You know it well. In every company, department or team there is that one person. The Top-Performer.  You’ve seen them in action – completing all their tasks with a smile, consistently achieving their goals, always having…

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Recent research: What motivates men, and what motivates women?

The key to driving long term motivation and engagement among your employee base is an understanding of the motivation factors that drive individual employees. The motivation factors, and how they are played out are individual and situational. The infographic, produced by IDG Research Services, is based on research conducted by Motivation Factor and analyzed by…