Three basic factors contribute to a perception of fairness: an even distribution of rewards; consistency; and interaction with your workers. Each of these factors splits out into numerous characteristics that could, all by themselves, provide fodder for a whole book. Due to space limitations, I've funneled them down to the following four.
Optimism in the workplace increases productivity, customer satisfaction and profits. What can you do to cultivate an environment that inspires employees and gives them hope that good things will come from their work? Here are three steps to creating a more optimistic culture.
As a manager, team leader, department head or supervisor, you need to determine the individual driving forces of those who are in your team so that you can create a motivated workforce. Here are four great starting tips for more motivated employees.
Old management tools no longer work. In the past, volumes have been written about the importance of compensation and work flexibility in motivating and retaining employees. Most executives will not argue the role these factors play. However, recent workforce trends are forcing managers to re-evaluate the tools used to keep top-notch talent. To reduce turnover, you must first seek to understand the primary causes behind it.