Employee rights and responsibilities have developed over time to also foster in the protection for employees as well. Employers have the problem of balancing the legalities with responsibilities and the total social engagement of an organization. With employees rights and responsibilities comes the concepts of due process, employment at-will, duty of diligence, duty of obedience, and duty of loyalty. Employers love to have an engaged workforce so seeking out ways to have a productive organization can be challenging. Employee involvement strategies have been created to include employees in the some of the decision making in their day-to-day activities.
How do you think managers can ensure that their performance behavior meets the requirements of the organization for which they work? It is important for a manager to have experience with and an understanding of the processes and procedures carried out by their team/department. Managers should be familiar with company schedules and deadlines, communicate these deadlines to their team and plan accordingly. They should also have a clear understanding of the company’s goals and objectives. A manger should report on and audit their team/departments overall productivity and outputs to ensure that time and recourses are being spent wisely.
The key responsibilities of a team leader are: Providing structure for the team - This is associated to setting a clear vision to provide purpose, clarify roles and responsibilities, allocate tasks and set objectives. A leader can influence the team to perform their duties by explaining the vision and the importance of their role in the outcome, along with the steps or goals, needed to achieve it. The individuals will be more apt to follow if they can envision their contribution to the bigger picture. Without that perspective the team cannot accomplish its goal. Managing Time- A leader should be able to identify and differentiate between urgent and important issues.
Group supervison promotes peer support whereas one to one supervision allows appropriate person centred support and more confidential and personal issues to be discussed. Supervisions allow workers to reflect on their practice and receive support to improve the quality of their work. It should aim to decrease the chances of staff ‘burn-out,’ promote safe practice, increase work satisfaction and enhance work performance. Supervision should promote personal development which in turn, enhances quality of the service that they provide and outcomes for service users. It also makes staff feel supported which motivates them to improve the quality of their work.
Personal Reflection Assessment Managing my work priorities and professional development requires me to act as a good role model who has the traits of an effective leader; ensure that my work goals and plans reflect the organization’s goals and plans; meet my job responsibilities; measure and maintain my personal performance; priorities work; use technology to organize and manage my work; maintain a work/life balance; meet required competency standards; determine my developmental needs; take advantage of learning opportunities; gather feedback from others about my personal performance and use it to improve my competence; use networks to increase my knowledge, gain new skills and develop relationships, and to ensure that I acquired new skills to maintain my competitive edge. What makes a good role model and how would I ensure that I acted as a role model for employees I supervise? Effective role models possess desirable characteristics that make them easy to look up to. They inspire others to make changes and strive toward new goals. Characteristics that a role model possesses includes high moral values, confidence, who is hardworking, respectful, has an optimistic outlook on life and can find creative solutions to their problems in the workplace.
Knowing that each role is contributing towards the achievement of team goals encourages team members to play their part and take responsibility for their work. Understanding how the team operates increases the sense of belonging to a team and a belief that the whole team is moving in the same direction. Have Authority to Coordinate Activities with team mates It is important that team mates have the authority to coordinate their activities with team mates. This helps ensure that obstacles can be effectively dealt
This program will provide the employees a number of professional development opportunities to build skills, strengthen our core values, remove barriers and enhance trust among the leadership group and our employee base. This program will appeal to the employee’s intrinsic and extrinsic motivators. As we see with Douglas McGregor’s “Theory Y” proposition, employees like work, are creative, seek responsibility, will exercise self-direction and self-control if they are committed to the objectives. Introducing an employee leadership
CU3957 Principles of Management and Leadership 1 Understand the link between Management and Leadership 1.1 The relationship between Management and Leadership is a very close one. Management is the functional process which organises, delegates, actions and co ordinates all of the practicalities required to achieve a goal or complete a task. Leadership is the motivation, inspiration and example set by a person to both influence an outcome and to also give guidance on how best to achieve an outcome. The combination of both practices result in effective Management overall. 1.2 Differing styles of Management and Leadership can have an enormous impact on the attainment of organisational objectives.
This paper will present some of the key concepts (leadership strategies, formal and informal communication, organizational culture, conflict resolution and active listening) that organizational communicators can consider and implement to address the complexities of successful communication within their workplace. Leadership Strategies “Every time we communicate with others in organizational settings we have the opportunity to meet others’ communication expectations and encourage these organizational participants to reciprocate by meeting our communication expectations” (Kreps, 2011). Organizational leaders need to be cognizant of this if they and the organization are to be successful. Even though some people may have been born with innate leadership aptitudes, effective leadership communication skills are learned over time. While some academic fields teach communication skills, many technical fields such as medicine, research,
Outline: 1. What Motivates Employees in the workplace. a. Employee’s generation, values morale and their perception of the company will be reviewed and compared in respect to what motivates them to do a good job for the company. 2.) Rewards: a.)