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.
It would be beneficial to have him take the What Time of Day am I Most Productive survey to see if his poor decision making is based on his ability to focus. The characteristics of the employees make up the characteristic of the company, and both of these are a direct reflection of their leadership. Keeping employees happy is a key element to success, as noted in (Robbins & Judge, 2011), “Therefore, companies implement programs; such as piece-rate pay where workers are paid a fixed sum for each unit production completed”. It is imperative that a company can attract and retain a skilled workforce. Ensuring that their compensation is competitive with the market and valuing the employee’s opinions are just two ways to accomplish this.
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT: POLICY AND PROCEDURAL ISSUES 2 EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT/DISENGAGEMENT INTRODUCTION Employers want employees who will do their best at work or ‘go that extra mile’. Employees want jobs that are worthwhile and that inspire them. More and more organisations are looking for a win-win situation that meets their needs and those of their employees. What they increasingly say they are looking for is an engaged workforce. Employers want engaged employees because they deliver improved business performance.
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.
It is important that companies find innovative ways to keep relations high between upper management and the employees themselves. Having good relations trickles down to improved services, improved production, and a happier work force. The best way that a manager / supervisor can do this is to be fair, be firm, and be a part of the team. Employees who have managers / supervisor who have been promoted from within a company and understands the job gives a morale boost when employees see that there are opportunities for them to "increase their status" Employees who have managers / supervisors who are hired " off the streets" sometimes feel resentments, due to the fact that they may feel as if the person is inexperienced. An employee's perception is everything, even if it may be incorrect.
“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.
Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment Angel Ralston PSY/320 November 19, 2012 Debra Julian Abstract. Motivation with-in an organization is crucial to the success of the organization and the personal success of the employee. Understanding the process in which an organization sets goals, gives rewards, performs employee evaluations can make an organization grow as well as keep up a good performance reputation. Setting goals can have an impact on workplace productivity in a positive and a negative way. Rewards that are given for quality performance helps an individual be able to assess themselves, helping them be able to have job satisfaction along with personal growth.
1.1) The purpose is to become a better all rounded employee for the company thus benefiting the company with better output from yourself. The benefits of improving own performance is not only do you become a creditable asset to the company but you also become a better credit to yourself. Another benefit is that with continuously improving own performance the skills you learn will make every day to day work easier and result in getting work done quicker with less stress. If you’re always learning new skills it makes it easier to adapt to an ever changing business environment. 1.2) Feedback comes in all different way but are almost always positive in some way.
If an employee is already overloaded with work the last thing needed is a heaver workload. The person is afraid of extra work pressure. When people feel that a certain change requires that they work more, it is too much pressure (Calberg, 2007). Many employees may feel that they have lost control over their job. Employees are the driving force of any operation and to lose employee moral means, poor productions, and a negative workforce.
Maintaining an effective workplace is the reasonability of managers or supervisors by setting the example, becoming a role model, open communication, and motivation will keep employees happy and satisfy. Managers are in place to ensure human service workers are doing meaningful work by not overloading with impossible demands, and have the decision-making autonomy appropriate for professional. At the lower level individuals can feel conformity from burnout by employee development intervention, which consists of in service training on time management, and peer support for problem-solving and resource exchange. A good tool that can be implemented in organizations is Employee Assistance Program also known as EAPs. EAPs provide counseling to employees who are