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The Manager's Role in Work Satisfaction and Engagement

Event Date/Time

Nov 6, 2019 to Nov 20, 2019
9:00 am until 3:45 pm


The Manager's Role in Work Satisfaction and Engagement

There are many myths about what managers can and should do to support employee work performance, satisfaction, and engagement. Learn what decades of real-world management experience reveals about best practices and tools for day-to-day manager activities, plus gain insights from recent research focusing on today’s diverse and fast-moving environments.

Learning Objectives
  • Create a framework for better understanding the complex nature of work performance and dispel some of the myths about what works to impact performance.

  • Identify multiple strategies managers can take to increase work motivation, engagement, and performance.

  • Explore tools for identifying different strategies for different individuals to build motivation.

  • Increase our self-awareness of our outward behaviors and our inward thoughts so that we can identify how we may be demotivating others and creating performance barriers.

  • Improve our ability to mediate team member conflict in order to preserve and strengthen team relationships as an approach to work motivation.

  • Understand the importance of trust-building and explore multiple methods for building interpersonal trust.

Cost $485; gov't/nonprofit* $385. Lunch included

UW Arboretum Visitor Center
2880 Longenecker Dr.
Madison, WI
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Additional Information
SponsorUW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies
Contact nameLaura Page

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