Gamification is taking gaming mechanics or game thinking and integrating it into the flow of work. So for example, your day-to-day work could incorporate things like leaderboards, achievement badges, points systems, or other elements that focus on rankings, competition, and winning.
So why all the buzz about gamification? In a recent survey:
- 62 percent of respondents said they would be motivated by leaderboards.
- 89 percent said that a points system would increase their engagement with eLearning materials.
- 79 percent said that they would be more productive if their work was more game-like.
Starting to think that gamification is just what your company needs to motivate employees? We’ve rounded up a collection of our blog posts on gamification in business to help you successfully bring game mechanics into your workplace.
Engaging New Hires with Gamification
How do training managers make onboarding more interesting and engaging? Gamification can turn the at times tedious task of training into something fun and motivational. By giving your employees goals to reach and levels to achieve, you can increase their drive to complete their training assignments.
Are Gamification and Digital Motivation Part Of Your Company Culture?
Gamification in business isn’t a panacea to increase employee engagement, but used in the right way, it can provide digital motivation and create a healthy competitive spirit within your company. Leaderboards, points systems, and analytic reporting can be great touchstones for managers who are looking to track engagement among employees.
5 Ways To Drive Online Training Participation
The corporate training classroom looks the same as it did twenty years ago in many cases – with students sitting at desks and the trainer sharing their knowledge at the front of the room. Offering corporate training online gives employees the control to do their training when it’s a good time for them, it also has the added benefit of providing the training they need at the time they need it to get their work done. Here are five ways to create an online training program that will drive participation.
How Gamification Improves Your Knowledge Sharing Strategy
If you’ve launched a knowledge sharing strategy but are still dealing with some information hoarders, gamification can help get everyone on board. Learn how borrowing gamification elements from Reddit and Fitbit can help drive employee engagement in your knowledge sharing platform.