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On Motivation: Autonomy In The Workplace

Posted on September 27th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

We’ve looked before at the impact our motivation (or lack of) can have on our work or that of the people around us. Last time I talked a little about some of the different things that can motivate people, and in particular the effectiveness of intrinsic motivators rather than extrinsic motivators (things like autonomy and purpose rather than money or extra vacation time). Continue reading “On Motivation: Autonomy In The Workplace” »

What Makes An Engineer An Engineer?

Posted on February 24th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

For the last 65 years the birthday of George Washington has been celebrated by observing National Engineers Week in the USA. The week of February 22nd has been used to call attention to the contribution that engineers make to our society. Continue reading “What Makes An Engineer An Engineer?” »