Stop Trying to Motivate Your Employees

Thursday 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Room: Redbud B

Session Description

In this workshop, the presenter will discuss the real issue in the workplace, demotivation. Utilizing the 3 inherent growth tendencies and psychological needs of Self-Determination Theory to improve your workplace and increase engagement in your mission.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understanding employee motivation
  2. Removing barriers for employee success
  3. Role of organizational support in employee motivation


Katie Ervin

Seventeen year organizational development professional. Multi-talented problem solver that makes things happen. Leader of change to find efficiencies and get the best out of people. Eleven years of both professional and management level corporate human resources experiences. Four years higher education administration. Thirteen years’ experience teaching Organizational Development and Human Resources at Masters Level online and in the classroom. Through workforce planning, developed strategies to effectively address recruitment and retention issues. Successfully led efforts in developing and maintaining compensation and performance management systems to ensure companies are able to stay competitive not only locally but nationally. Over the years, focused attention on structuring or restructuring management resources in order to eliminate waste and repetition, thus saving organizations thousands of dollars.