Logistics Blog for Supply Chain Insight & Intel
When our team was asked to put together a list of conferences we wanted to attend for 2017, I was apprehensive when I put on my list the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). To many outside of the tech world, it could look like a boondoggle.
This isn't the first time we have stressed the importance of employee engagement with lean logistics, nor will it be the last. While most people may think of technology or statistical analysis when it comes to lean logistics, it is the "outside-the-box" thinking that really makes a difference.
An evolved company is one that is focused not only on today's success but on a sustainable support network that will seamlessly carry it into a successful future. The Q12 Gallup Survey empowers companies to do that through mobilizing their biggest asset - their workforce - and optimizing it for stability and growth. Employee engagement is where that journey begins, and the 12 simple questions of the survey help identify strengths and weaknesses for each team to build on.
Gamification: "the process of adding games or gamelike elements to something (such as a task) so as to encourage participation."
Basically, gamification brings game theory into the workplace to motivate employees and drive engagement.