18th May, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off
According to the Forum of Private Business, allowing staff to have an input into business strategy will help managers engage their staff and prevent them from feel devalued.
Phil McCabe, spokesman for the organisation explained that many staff members start new jobs with an eager and enthusiastic attitude and genuinely want the company to succeed.
“However, many lose motivation and become disillusioned and lazy because they feel they have no input into the way the business is being run,” he added.
Mr McCabe pointed out that employees can become frustrated if their opinions are not valued which can have a knock-on effect on productivity.
ideasUK recently launched International Ideas Week, a celebration of ideas, innovation and engaging employees, and claimed that businesses could save as much as £50 million a year if they bank their employees’ bright ideas.