276: Employee Engagement With Management 3.0, with Jurgen Appelo
Published December 19, 2016
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    Most of us work in organizations where at the very least, it’s espoused that we should engage employees and create a great work environment. But, few firms actually do this well. On this episode, how to practically engagement employees using the principles of Management 3.0 — and also create happiness for the people you lead.
    Jurgen Appelo: Management 3.0
    Jurgen Appelo calls himself a creative networker. Since 2008 Jurgen has penned a popular blog at www.noop.nl, covering the creative economy, agile management, and personal development. He is the author of Management 3.0*, the bestselling agile management text and the proactive follow-up book, Managing for Happiness*.
    Key Points

    Not all things work for each company. You must experiment to see what works for your company culture.
    Incentives should be tangible.
    Managers should only have to manage the business systems, and the employees should be able to manage themselves.
    You are learning the most when half your experiments fail.
    Figure out how to incentivize experimentation, not just successful results.

    Resources Mentioned

    Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders by Jurgen Appelo*
    Managing for Happiness: Games, Tools, and Practices to Motivate Any Team by Jurgen Appelo*
    That's Not How We Do It Here!: A Story about How Organizations Rise and Fall--and Can Rise Again by John Kotter*

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