LS507 Zombie-proofing: Breathing Life into the Disengaged Working Dead
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, March 17
Management and Strategy
Is your organization employing a workforce of motivated and vibrant human beings? Or is the office full of lumbering zombies barely able to pillage snacks from the kitchen and groan in meetings? Many organizations have employees that are so disengaged that it’s like they are becoming the working dead. But there’s hope, and you can save them!
In this session you will learn how to keep your organization from being overrun by an army of unthinking, unmotivated, undead employees. You will explore a number of specific tips, insights, and strategies for invigorating your workforce using a 21st-century development strategy.
In this session, you will learn:
- Why employee disengagement is killing your company
- A five-step plan for how L&D can enliven and engage employees
- What the future of work and engagement looks like—and why L&D plays a critical role
Novice and intermediate managers and directors.
discussed in this session:
Director of Learning Innovation
Alex Khurgin is a director of learning innovation at Grovo, a learning solution for today’s workforce. A leader in the microlearning movement, Alex has played an integral role in developing Grovo’s methodology, using science and psychology to engineer a learning experience for modern minds. He is also responsible for developing an internal learning culture at Grovo by facilitating a program for professional development and self-directed learning for all employees. Prior to Grovo, Alex developed next-generation educational content at leading ed tech company Knewton. Alex graduated with a BA in philosophy from Amherst College.