I recently visited some friends near Lausanne Switzerland. As our hours of fun, food, and family wound down, we talked a little about work. His story is a great example of how to damage employee engagement.
My friend manages a large farm that produces sugar beets whose sugar is used, along with milk from Switzerland, to make Swiss chocolate. Last growing season he delivered 275,000 tons of sugar beets exactly on schedule. No small feat in farming when the weather is unpredictable and there is no irrigation to guarantee a substantial yield.
His reward was a 2 pound can of sugar.
Like I said, you can’t make this stuff up.
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