Getting culture right is crucial at any time — but it’s particularly important in times of crisis when trying to manage or increase productivity of employees.
When an employer cares for workers, employees say they:
During the hardest times, this quote is especially true — people always remember how you make them feel. In 10 or even 30 years, people will remember the corona virus pandemic and how their companies made them feel during this unprecedented time.
Our programs are designed to address critical skill gaps and empower your managers and team leaders to successfully navigate change and increase productivity of employees. Topics range from Managing Complexity or Servant Leadership to Building Authentic Relationships and Resilience.
Everyone on your team may be at a different point of the change continuum as they deal with their own transitions. And while we’re all learning to let go and to embrace a new reality over time, no matter where you may be on the change curve, it is OK. When you understand where you are, you can help lead others through the transition, too. Now, more than ever, we all need to step up and become a source of inspiration for our teams.
Here are 3 ways to Increase productivity in the workplace and start building a caring culture:
A common problem for managers is having no clear, strong sense of whether their employees are high-performing or not. What specific support do your employees need right now to stay on track?
Help them by offering goals that are achievable. Provide clear direction to supervisors and employees and in turn, help set a clear focus and realistic expectations to keep engaged employees.
Encourage, motivate and reward. Practice positive reinforcement and give constructive criticism. Most importantly, offer frequent and personalized feedback for doing the job well or performing above and beyond their roles.
Clearly indicate success of one employee to other staff to cultivate a sense of fulfilment and motivate others. When you motivate your employees to work harder and receive recognition in return, they’re more likely to go the extra mile.
A stressful workplace will not yield a happy employee or desired results. Workers that constantly operate under highly stressful conditions are found to be less productive and have higher levels of disengagement and absenteeism. Showing employees how much the company appreciates, respects and values them on a personal level is gratifying – and often overlooked.