Leadership Self Reflection Della Wadlington MGT545X Leadership and Team Development April 28, 2013 Introduction Personality profiles ARE effective in understanding people. Understanding personality types is also essential in an organization because it can be a determining factor when it comes to the placement of the employees as well as with the hiring of employees for a better workforce and with employee interaction and the team activities. Becoming familiar with personality types such as employee attributes, strengths, weaknesses, and work habits can assist in the placement of employees to allow for better production in the workplace. Acknowledging the diversity and differences among people whether employees or potential employees creates better placement and assists in job pairing especially in the team environment. Using this tactic allows management to get the most out of each employee for a better workforce.
For employers, selecting the right candidates means identifying people with the right skills and quality that can help in the organisations success. Examples of employability skills; | Personal skills are the transferable skills that an individual posses that makes them attractive to new employers. Good personal skills are important when applying for job roles in Tesco. Good personal skills enables candidates to work well in a team, satisfy customers and also negotiate well with them, and also work effectively with other employers. This leads to a better working environment.
Customer satisfaction is on the rise in the workplace, having good customer satisfaction will help you do more business. Listening to the customers will help a business know what the customers really wants and needs are essential in sales and business performance. Teamwork brings peoples strengths and talents together to help solve a problem. The more people you have working on something the more ideas will come up on how to solve a problem. Brainstorming and group problem solving will help a business succeed.
This is accomplished by training and assessing the competency levels of personnel. To get the most out of each employee, human resource managers must ensure adequate staffing. An overage or shortage of personnel may lead to reduced productivity. If Riordan allows this to happen, it usually results in increased recruiting efforts or termination. Riordan has a culture and structure that places value on diversity and ethics.
These changes let the employees know that they are respected by their employer. This will also help to raise company moral and will allow for a less stressed, more productive work environment. This compensation will also give the employee’s more respect for their employer and having this will give them more willpower to work. Implementing these different compensations can be tricky, but if the right plan is developed the company can retain more employees. In addition to improving the quality of benefits that employees’ receive from the federal government for this position, it increases the likely hood that an employees will produce more as well as recommend potential new talent for future positions that become open within the various branches of the federal
Investing feedback in developing team cohesion is vital for the teams dynamics to work, because it inhibits or enables employees to be more productive. Feedback maintains focus for team cohesion, builds strong relationships and trust for the team 3. Teams can actually work against each other if they are not managed well. How can you ensure that the teams within your organisation work
Transfer of team ethic: the idea here is that acting as a team in recreation sport will help employees to act as a team in the workplace. So public service workers who play sport will be good at teamwork, and will make the public service more effective. • Enhance productivity by improved the communication skills of public service workers, giving them a better understanding of human behaviour, and given them a boost in morale. • Improve staff
It is important thou that an employee has enough money to able to live as they will soon lose focus of their companies aim and become more content with finding another job or asking for pay rises. If this does not happen then the staff member may become negative towards the job and have the attitude of “why should I do this as It’s above my pay grade” which can affect other employees if they have to cover the work/ mistakes that employees make or by spreading the negative attitude. Also it is important for workers to be able to see their own personal growth and development within their role, this can then push
The definition of intrinsic motivation is that of which a person has inside them; this could be a sense of pride about doing a good job, passion for doing the work, or an intense interest in accomplishing a good outcome for the job. There are some jobs such as the military, police, firefighters, medical staffs, athletes where people often already have this type of passion and motivation for the job because it takes a dedicated person to perform these kinds of jobs. In jobs that are less passion driven, and perhaps more mundane and routine the management of the company will need to find ways to get the employees motivated and excited about doing their jobs. The manager could try to find ways to let each employee know that no matter how small their part in the finished product, it is an important and valuable contribution, and without each and every employee putting forth their best effort the company will not succeed. Extrinsic motivation is when a person is motivated because of something external to themselves - such as a reward for doing the task, or fear of punishment for not doing the task - the consequence of performing or not performing the task.
Funding – if funding is granted it can motivate staff whereas if funding is coming to an end staff can feel demotivated. Feedback – criticism can be a cause of demotivation is staff whereas praise or positive feedback can motivate staff as they feel appreciated and that their work is being acknowledged and that they are valued and respected. Training – Through training staff can feel empowered due to the completion of a course and development of their skills however if staff training styles are not matched with training courses staff can feel a bit out of their depth and incapable which can be a negative experience for them. Management – If management keep good and open communication with staff about what is going on within the organisation this will keep staff motivated as they will feel listened to and that any ideas passed on are taken seriously. However if staff feel that