Dr. Bob on Recognition, Motivation & Engagement

September 10, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Ramada Plaza and Conference Center
305 E Washington Center Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
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Dr. Bob Nelson

Dr. Bob Nelson is considered the leading authority on employee recognition, motivation and engagement in the world. He is president of Nelson Motivation Inc. (www.drbobnelson.com), a management training and consulting company that specializes in helping organizations improve their management practices, programs and systems and has worked with 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and serves as an Executive Strategist for HR Issues.

Dr. Bob has been named a Top Thought Leader by the Best Practice Institute and a leading Global Employee Engagement Influencer. He previously worked closely with Dr. Ken Blanchard, “The One Minute Manager” for ten years and currently serves as a personal coach for Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, the world’s #1-ranked executive coach.

Dr. Bob has sold 5 million books on management, employee motivation and engagement, including 1501 Ways to Reward Employees, The 1001 Rewards & Recognition Fieldbook, 1001 Ways to Energize Employees, The Management Bible, Ubuntu! Inspiring Teamwork & Collaboration at Work, and his latest, Recognizing & Engaging Employees For Dummies, among others. His books have been translated into over 30 languages.

He has presented on six continents and appears extensively in the national & international media including CBS’ 60 Minutes, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, NPR, as well as in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Fortune, BusinessWeek and Inc. magazines to discuss how to best motivate today’s employees. Corporate Meetings & Incentives dubbed him “The Guru of Thank You”; Workforce Management called him “The King of Rewards.”

He received an MBA in organizational behavior from UC Berkeley and earned his PhD in management education with Dr. Peter Drucker, “The Father of Modern Management,” at the Drucker Graduate Management School of Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles. He teaches for the MBA program of the Rady School of Management at the University of California at San Diego.




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