The Science of Employee Engagement

Date: February 19, 2015
Location: The National Club, 303 Bay Street, Toronto
Time: 11:30 am Registration/ 12:00 pm Lunch and Presentation

Maximizing employee engagement is a top priority for organizations today, as the war for talent continues to intensify. If you conduct a Google search on the topic, you get anywhere from 2-5 million entries. This can leave leaders and organizations frustrated as to where to begin to address this challenge.

The Science of Employee Engagement will answer this question by providing an overview of the evidence surrounding the most effective motivational strategies. Using classic and cutting-edge research, this talk will look at the scientifically supported motivators of human performance and will provide ideas and tips that can be applied to the workplace. Rather than be proscriptive, Craig will provide a framework which each attendee can reference to develop and introduce empirically-supported activities and initiatives within their respective areas. Whether leading a small team, large division, or an entire organization, participants will leave with many valuable ideas to transform their workplace.                        

Craid DowdenSPEAKER: Craig Dowden, Ph.D.

Craig Dowden (Ph.D.) is the President and Founder of Craig Dowden & Associates, a firm focused on supporting their clients in achieving leadership and organization excellence by leveraging the science of peak performance. His firm’s main areas of practice include keynote speaking/workshop facilitation, executive coaching, employee engagement, and psychometric/personality assessment (including 360-feedback). In 2009, while living in Ottawa, Craig was recognized as one of its “Forty under 40” business leaders by the Ottawa Business Journal.

A frequent keynote speaker at conferences and corporate events, Craig has been asked to share his insights in various HR and business publications, including the Huffington Post (U.S.), the Financial Post, the Financial Times, Psychology Today, HR Professional, and Canadian HR Reporter. In 2009, Craig was recognized as one of Ottawa’s “Forty under 40” business leaders by the Ottawa Business Journal. Craig holds a Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in Business.

Craig writes articles for various publications including the Financial Post, Huffington Post Business (U.S.), and Psychology Today on topics relating to leadership and organizational excellence. Should you wish to receive his newsletter as well as a copy of his free eBook, The Science of Positive Leadership, click here. You can also contact him directly through his website or via LinkedIn.

Cost:  Members – No Charge
Non-Members – $70 + HST

Registration Details: Be sure to reserve your place for this very informative session.  Please RSVP to Vivien Hall-Cho at no later than noon on Friday, February 13, 2015.
If you are a member and unable to attend, you may send someone in your place for free, just one of the benefits of membership with TMAC-Toronto.  Just e-mail Vivien to let her know the name, company and e-mail address of the person you will be sending so that we can be ready to welcome them.



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