What motivates employees at work? Recognition, rewards and a sense of competition are all strong motivators.
Gamification works because it taps into each of these motivators to keep employees engaged. This convergence of technology and productivity is where game mechanics are used in a non-gaming context.
Traditionally, you can’t get further away from a ‘game’ than at work. However, in many companies, there’s a big problem with lack of employee engagement. If employees aren’t motivated to do their best, businesses will lose out.
By Tim Pickard