3 Big Myths About Employee Suggestion Programs

Cute background with cartoon unicorns in the cloudsA good Employee Suggestion Program (ESP) can offer a variety of benefits for your organization.

However, three myths may be keeping you from implementing a successful ESP. Wondering what those are?

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6 Steps to Start an Employee Suggestion Program: Step 2

ビジネスマン パソコンThis is the second post in our series on how to establish a successful Employee Suggestion Program (ESP), based on the book Employee Driven Quality.

Our last post covered Step 1, Establishing a Development Team for your ESP.

In this post we will cover Step 2: Defining the Objectives of your Employee Suggestion Program.

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6 Steps to Start an Employee Suggestion Program: Step 1

People help hand join up stairsIs your organization planning to launch (or relaunch) an Employee Suggestion Program?

In this blog post series, I will share six steps to help you establish a successful Employee Suggestion Program. These steps are based on those outlined in the book Employee Driven Quality.

Step 1: Establish Your Employee Suggestion Program (ESP) Development Team

The first step is to establish a development team for your ESP. This team will define and implement your ESP. So, who should be on your ESP development team? [Read more…]

4 Ways Engaged Employees Benefit Your Organization

http://us.fotolia.com/id/67072522According to Gallup, “As organizations [increase engagement], they greatly reduce the negative impact of actively disengaged employees while unleashing the organization’s potential for rapid growth.”



Consider the following statistics:

Ratio of engaged employees to disengaged employees in the average business: 1.83:1

Ratio of engaged employees to disengaged employees in world-class businesses: 9.57:1

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3 Tips to Breathe Life Into Your Employee Suggestion Program

Neon butterflyIs your Employee Suggestion Program losing momentum?

Don’t forget that your employees can be the best source of innovation. If your organization experiences a drop in suggestions, here are 3 tips to get your ESP back on track.

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One Simple Change to Upgrade Your Employee Suggestion Program

Puzzle LadderA properly-structured employee suggestion program (ESP) can provide incredible opportunities for your organization to grow. However, there is one element a lot of successful ESPs share – is it missing from yours?

According to researchers Anita L. Tucker and Sara J. Singer from the Harvard Business School, the key to operating a successful employee suggestion program is to focus on [Read more…]