Management 3.0 Interview -Teambuilding Workshop

Management 3.0 Interview -Teambuilding Workshop

Today I am glad to share an interesting story about dSPACE, a German high-tech company operating in Japan. I am talking with Karsten Fischer, who is the Group Leader of two teams at dSPACE Japan. Karsten joined my Management 3.0 and Lean Change Management workshop in November 2019. He started implementing Management 3.0 practices in his teams and in the beginning of this year he approached NuWorks to organize a team building and vision building workshop with his group.

I am happy to share the interview with you.

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Moving Motivators – Extended Gameplay for Deeper Discussions about your Teams Motivations

Moving Motivators – Extended Gameplay for Deeper Discussions about your Teams Motivations

In my previous blog post I explained about the Moving Motivators game. If you don’t know anything about it yet, read this first.

In a nutshell, Moving Motivators is a Management 3.0 card game which consists of 10 intrinsic and extrinsic motivators. It helps you to understand about each others motivation. But not only that, I found it very useful to learn more about yourself as a kind of self reflection.

I played it many times with a group of people or with individuals. Through some iterations and experimenting with it I have developed an extended way of playing it, which I like to share with you.

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Merit Money – A Smarter Bonus System

Merit Money – A Smarter Bonus System

The companies I have worked before had either no bonus system or it sucked. It created an ill environment of envy and harmed the company culture. The main problem was that they were designed after the traditional “if … then” reward systems. But since Daniel Pinks great book “Drive”, we know that these rewards don’t work, or can even have the opposite effect we want. (watch this video if you don’t know what I am talking about). So, what shall we do? Giving no bonus? Basically I think that is fine and I felt always motivated even without seeing the bonus on the horizon. On the other hand, it’s a […]