Do your employees enjoy their work environment? This is a question every good manager or business owner should ask periodically. A happy worker is more productive and more likely to stay put; low company morale and turnover hurt the overall success of any business. Moreover, it’s never been easier for people to job hunt. Employment […]
Employee Motivation Articles
Employee Motivation in the Workplace This is an excellent video outlining the key components of employee motivation based on Dan Pink’s book, “Drive.” Many current motivation practices in world today tend to do more harm than good. In some cases rewards have the opposite effect such has limiting creativity and innovation.
Employee Motivation Tips Studies have shown that happy employees are more productive than unhappy employees. A study conducted by the University of Michigan’s Workplace Research Foundation also found that increasing investments in employee engagement by 10 percent can increase your company’s profits by $2,400 per employee per year. Companies like Google, who are keen on […]
Greet each morning with a productive, optimistic workforce or a huge absenteeism rate — as an employer, the choice is yours. It’s the level of morale in your office that decides just how efficient your employees are willing to be. Addressing associate’s wants and needs, even if you can’t immediately fulfill them, goes a long […]
The needs, drives and wants of each individual are what motivate behavior. This means that needs, drives and wants are what activate, direct and sustain behavior in each individual. Although we can generalize about the kinds of needs that motivate behavior, we find an individual’s motivating factors more difficult to understand. The team leader must […]
Game rooms, complete with foosball tables and darts. Food carts delivering everything from pizzas to ice cream sandwiches. Casual dress codes that allow employees to be as comfortable as possible at work. These are just a few of the many perks that companies are offering their employees. While most employers say they value and appreciate […]