Performance Management systems are necessary to both monitor and evaluate the practices work flow and goals and to ensure the best productivity from staff by setting clear goals and providing the opportunity for staff training and development. When correctly designed and implemented as a genuine attempt to help employees reach their full potential, regular performance appraisals can be a great motivational tool that contributes significantly to the organisations success. Acknowledging a staff members strengths and efforts makes them feel confident and appreciated, while helping them identify their weaknesses. It allows us to put strategies in place and develop training plans to strengthen these areas. A satisfied and efficient team makes a happy and productive workplace which goes a long way towards increasing the success and profitability of a business.
As a manager, I can see myself inspiring my subordinates to think, grow and take responsibility for them. I do this by demonstrating belief in what my staff members can accomplish. I believe that I can help people to improve, and I enjoy managing and supporting their efforts. Moreover, observing the best in people is important to me. In fact, my ability to combine an acceptance of others as they are with the inspiration and encouragement they need to become even better is what makes me a valuable mentor, manager, co-worker, and friend.
The challenges place an ability of performance, increasing skill-levels that produce customer valued work. Employee encouragement takes a creative and “individual approach to challenges, with a strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board” according to "Lg, Life'S Good" (2013, p. 9). This increases the value of the organization and how the organization maintains its longevity with shareholders, within the market, and a society catered to through
Manage Personal Work Priorities And Professional Development 1. What makes a good role model and how would I ensure that I acted as a role model for employees I supervise? A good role model should be strong, hard working, committed, consistently demonstrating leadership qualities in behavioral values and actions. By always maintaining a good positive attitude at all times, committed to encouraging, communicating and empowering others to establish direction in the work place to strive together to reach goals and objectives. Being reliable, consistent and accountable for the organization your working for, creating long term visions for company growth.
Characteristics of a transformational leader are providing vision and direction, gains trust from others, communicates expectations and critical purposes, motivate and influence rationality, advises, and guides individuals (Robbins & Judge, 2013, p. 383). I tend to be creative with the task given to me and I have the ability to think outside the box. Although I have a high attention to detail, my critical thinking and problem-solving skills make me an effective leader amongst my peers. “[T]ransformational leaders also show greater agreement among top managers about the organization’s goals, which yields superior organizational performance” (Robbins & Judge, 2013, p. 383). According to a study conducted by Gong, Huang, and Farh (2009), employees who work under transformational leaders had more self-confidence in their ability to be more creative and perform higher (pgs.
“Motivating Employees” is a book about how employee motivation is driven by companies that invest and grow their employees. One of the most important traits of highly effective and successful companies is that employees are happy and have fun at work. Leadership is not assaulting your employees, but to lead your employees you need to motivate by using caring, inspiring, empowering, teaching, growing, investing and your employees will follow and want to contribute. Assaulting as in forcing, criticizing, and bossing your employees around will not only wear them down and unmotivated them but it will exhaust the boss as well. This book is a great resource for my paper because it supports that leaders grow their employees and make them happy.
constantly improving how you work is not only good for gaining knowledge but for your own self-worth and confidence and how other people perceive you e.g. when applying for another job or promotion your manager maybe be asked to comment on the way you have worked for them. I find that gaining extra knowledge makes me feel good about myself but also helps me assist other people in the workplace. 1.2 Explain the purpose and benefits of encouraging and accepting feedback from others Accepting feedback from other people is a desirable ability in the work place especially when working in a team. By listening to people’s feedback not only can you find better ways of working increasing your speed and efficiency but you can work with other people to build upon ideas.
General Managers have the ability to reward those employees who are exceptional in their position. This shows great appreciation to the employee. By being rewarded, an employee feels needed and respected not only by the manager but the organization as well. Employees are aware that they may not get everything they want, however a great manager continues to make employees happy to the best of his ability while keeping the goal of the organization in mind. Happy and satisfied employees’ decreases the turnover rate within the office and also keeps the moral high.
To help with targeting fresh or improvement areas you must have a clear business vision with goals that are attainable based on the position of the company. When implementing a tool like performance management it will ensure that the vision and goals are in perspective. This will ensure the business see’s anything that is anticipated without disappointments. An effective performance management takes the efforts of managers and employees to promote consistency in performance reviews. In return the company will be pleased because everything will be smooth with high quality productivity.
It takes but a few seconds to say, "Nice job," "Well done," "Marked improvement," "You're on the right road," or any number of other phrases that communicate to the employee that you care about the job and about them, and that you recognize an improvement in productivity. Also, employees can be given performance awards or have their name mentioned at staff meetings, posted on a bulletin boards or in employee interoffice e-mail to say that someone did a noteworthy job. All of these simple modes of pointing out individual, team or group behavior serve as very strong methods of improving productivity, self-worth and morale. Another strategy for identifying the cause of poor morale and turning it around is to determine if the work load is sufficient or too pressured, challenging or boring, professionally satisfying or not. As long as the current job isn't overly taxing, provide more challenging tasks--either in breadth or depth to spark an interest in employees.