31st May, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off
According to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), listening to employees’ opinions and promoting good communication is the key to keeping staff happy.
“The connectivity between the managers and the workforce, the communication, the constant reiteration of what’s going on and how you can get the staff engaged and involved can boost morale in the office,” she said.
Ms Spellman recommended managers get employees more involved with projects so they will become more motivated about their job.
Engaging staff with the jobs they are doing will in turn boost productivity and enable expansion.
According to the recent Chartered Management Institute’s Economic Outlook Survey, 70 per cent of managers admit that morale in their organisation has got worse over the last six months.
David Murrell, head of servers, storage and desktops at the Co-operative Group recently encouraged businesses to consult their employees before major changes to the organisation.