Employees motivation should be one of the most important things a business monitors. We all know about the stresses and strains that the current business climate causes, yet many businesses forget that a slight change in an employees moods could alter their businesses significantly.
Motivation and empowering employees will not only make them more productive if done right but also provide a host of benefits that the businesses didn’t aspect, here are a few steps you could implement:
- Money does motivate and when it doesn’t it de-motivates employees! It’s as simple as that but with the current financial issues many businesses are facing it might not be the way forward for you. You should always remember to pay your employees their worth!
- Share information about the overall business performance, the detail is down to you but don’t keep them in the dark! The more they know the more valuable they will feel and understand what they are supposed to do.
- Provide clear instructions on their duties, what they have ownership of and their goals. This ensures that there are no misunderstandings and duplication.
- Challenge your employees, give them ownership of projects and encourage success. Your employees will feel more trusted and included, this helps them become loyal to the business.