Keeping Employees Motivated And Engaged!


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Appreciation and acknowledgments are central to the outstanding performance of any employee. Employee engagement refers to workers feeling the need to be connected to their role in the company, to other team members, to their supervisors, to the organization and definitely to the organization’s objectives. So, how are you motivating the employees and keeping them engaged?

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Keeping Employees Motivated And Engaged!

  1. 1. Keeping Employees Motivated And Engaged!<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Employee engagement has been the talk of the corporate world for a long time.<br />2<br />
  3. 3. In lay man’s terms, employee engagement or work engagement refers to an employee who is fully involved in and is enthusiastic about his or her work and thus will act in a way that promotes the well-being of the organization.<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Basically, this concept refers to workers feeling the need to be connected to their role in the company, to other team members, to their supervisors, to the organization and definitely to the organization’s objectives.<br />4<br />
  5. 5. The key areas that both employees and employers should focus on when it comes to employee engagement are:<br />5<br /><ul><li>Defining company culture
  6. 6. Develop healthy work relationships</li></ul><br />
  7. 7. An employee personally feels that he or she has made an effective contribution towards the organization and has gained the respect of his or her colleagues and peers.<br />6<br />
  8. 8. The key job of a manager in an organization is to get things done through his employees. For this, the manager should be successfully able to motivate his employees.<br />7<br />
  9. 9. Motivation is a need or desire that causes a person to act, to take the initiative or be enterprising.<br />8<br />
  10. 10. Traditional Ways To Engage Employees<br />9<br /><br />
  11. 11. Track project results and celebrate milestone<br />10<br />Any achievement by an employee should be acknowledged and celebrated. This helps in motivating him or her to perform with renewed zeal and passion the next time around.<br />
  12. 12. Give support and accolades<br />11<br />There are times when the team members need hand holding or support for achieving something big. It is at this time when the Company needs to stand by its employees.<br />
  13. 13. Conduct workshops on cross-training<br />12<br />Each employee should have knowledge of not just his or her job profile, but also about other departments in an organization. This will not just help in creating a healthy work atmosphere across departments, but also motivate each department to perform better than the other.<br />
  14. 14. Allowing individuals to make critical decisions<br />13<br />Each employee should be allowed to make critical decisions within their areas of expertise goes a long way in establishing and maintaining employee investment.<br /><br />
  15. 15. Employers must look to empower their associates<br />14<br />This not only gives them a sense of responsibility but also the idea of owning an authority keeps them motivated...<br />
  16. 16. Give them each a piece of the company<br />15<br />Ownership<br />
  17. 17. Align employees with respect to their own objectives<br />16<br />See them as valuable assets not "tools" to achieve your organization’s objectives only.<br />
  18. 18. Praise<br />17<br />Staff need feedback on a timely basis and requires praise on a regular basis to feel acknowledged, appreciated, engaged and part of the team.<br /><br />
  19. 19. By bonus<br />18<br />Very simple and effective way to engage and motivate.<br />
  20. 20. Embrace their inner self<br />19<br />Each employee has a unique gift and talent. It's important to recognize their abilities and build on those. Don't expect anyone to fit into a predetermined blueprint for a job description.<br />
  21. 21. Engage people who are involved in creative work<br />20<br />People who are involved in creative work need to be managed creatively if you want to keep them motivated and engaged -- and producing their best work.<br />
  22. 22. Top 3 indicators of motivation<br />21<br /><ul><li> Independent
  23. 23. Complexity
  24. 24. Purpose</li></ul><br />
  25. 25. Few Other Things To Keep Them Motivated<br />22<br />
  26. 26. 23<br /> When quoting a new production job for your manufacturing plant or looking at improvements to existing production lines bring the affected employees in and get their input. <br />
  27. 27. 24<br />Do offer training which can cover things not associated with their current position or job. <br />
  28. 28. 25<br />Motivation is a fire that burns within - it can't be lit from the outside.<br />
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