As a chief talent scientist at MotiveX, Christian utilizes his wealth of expertise as an industrial-organizational psychologist to design and validate employee assessments that create more meaningful and engaging work experiences for employees. Additionally, Christian’s scientific knowledge and practical experience in the areas of employee motivation, selection and assessment, and research methodology brings vital thought leadership and expert guidance to the team.
Christian joined MotiveX because of his background and interests in employee selection and assessment, motivation, and leadership. Christian designed employee assessments, performance management systems, and assessment centers for various organizations, such as Aerosoles, UGI Corporation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Johnson and Johnson, and Penn State University.
The moment an employee decides to leave an organization, it’s too late. Their productivity dips, their engagement languishes, and all of their discretionary time is spent updating their resume and seeking other opportunities. As Josh Bersin, principal at Deloitte and founder of Bersin by Deloitte, indicates, the costs of employee turnover are increasingly high – […]
One of the biggest obstacles facing organizations over the past decade is the dilemma of stagnant or declining employee engagement. With billions of dollars lost due to lack of engagement and productivity, companies are challenged to identify what needs to be done differently in order to create a true impact on the state of engagement […]
Employees are either on the bus or they’re not. Meaning, they’re either supporting the organization’s goals or they’re partaking in its lack of success. But is it really that black and white? What if some members of the team are on the bus, but they’re in the wrong seats? Proper job alignment and orientation toward […]
Self Determination Theory identifies needs as universal necessities that are innate in workers, rather than learned. These needs include things such as:1 Competence – An individual’s passion toward controlling a task or a project’s outcome and their experience toward mastery of their work. Relatedness — The universal desire to interact, be connected to, and experience […]
When an employee works from home, some managers instantly get worried that the individual is goofing off, not concentrating, or is not as accessible as if he or she were down the hall. Recent facts, however, prove that remote workers are often more productive, concentrate better, and exceed at work-life integration more so than their […]