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Gamified learning: How gamification can increase Gen-Y engagement with grunt work

Mario Herger suggests five ways in which you can use gamification to improve Gen-Y lawyer engagement

23 May 2014

If engagement at work is an indicator of happiness, then we
live in a very sad world. Research by Gallup has found that,
in most countries, the number of engaged employees is in the low double-digits or even single-digit range. Between 70 and
over 90 per cent of employees are disengaged.1

There are a number of reasons for this engagement crisis. Employees may feel that their work has no meaning and that
their tasks are monotonous and boring. Or, they may feel that they have no autonomy and that they are constantly being told what to do. Even if they have autonomy, they may get no feedback or receive only negative feedback that is provided
too late to be constructive.

All of this contributes to low levels of happiness and workplace satisfaction. But, if employees are treated with indignity and cannot form bonds with their co-...

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