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Tactics to Motivate Employees Discussed at AMA Government Conference; Stewart Liff provided insights on engaging and motivating employees at event

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Contact:Jennifer Jones
jjones@amanet.org

ARLINGTON, VA 11/18/2013

Stewart Liff, renowned government human resource and performance management expert, author and AMA Enterprise facilitator, provided insights on engaging and motivating employees at a recent AMA Enterprise Government Solutions briefing for government HR and Training and Development professionals in Arlington, VA.

The conference, titled, ‘Engaging and Motivating Government Employees,’ drew an audience of dedicated federal, military, state, and local HR and Training and Development professionals. The event was focused on providing attendees with effective, real world strategies for increasing employee engagement.

Mr. Liff covered topics such as: improving your results on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey; the five-stage team development model; connecting teams around a sense of purpose; best practices in team design; managing performance; knowledge management; visual management; and dealing with difficult people.

Conference attendees shared their own experiences in dealing with difficult employees and facilitating team engagement and Mr. Liff outlined best practices, sharing real world success stories about connecting teams around a sense of purpose.

“We were thrilled with the government attendance – this was a great indication of how serious government professionals are in getting a fresh start in employee engagement,” said Sam Davis, Vice President, AMA Enterprise Government Solutions. “The strategies covered by Mr. Liff reinforced the fact that training in the areas of motivating employees and team development is important to helping government organizations retain the professionals they need to stay strong and viable.”

About AMA Enterprise

With 90 years of experience and headquartered in New York, American Management Association (www.amanet.org) is a global leader of comprehensive talent development. AMA Enterprise, a specialized division of AMA dedicated to building corporate and government solutions, transforms enterprise-wide talent to fuel a culture of innovation, high performance and optimal business results. For more information on AMA Enterprise Government Solutions please visit www.amaenterprise.org/gov.

Media contacts: Jennifer Jones, Director of Marketing, AMA Enterprise, 212-903-8196, jjones@amanet.org, or Sandy Levine, slevine@adviceunlimited.net, 301-924-0330.