Encouraging Employee Engagement

Involvement of the employees is the alignment of the employees of an organization with general objectives of the society and the objectives.  The employees that pledge themselves for and pledged with the work of the organization of to supply decisive competitive advantages – among which the enhancement of the productivity and low friction.

Here is how you can engage your employees:

Respect is the first step when inculcating a culture of employee engagement within an organization. Respect of employees by acknowledging them; make it a point to be nice, listen they have to say, during dialogue make a direct eye contact and be polite and courteous. ‘Please’ and ‘thank you’ are powerful words, use them.

Appreciate your employees; this will encourage them to perform better. Remember these simple rules of appreciation: do not delay your appreciation, the sooner praise is given the greater its impact; be specific when you praise someone, so the employee understands what it is that s/he is being appreciated for and laud good work publicly, it makes employees feel good and encourages them to do even better.

Provide feedback that is specific and constructive, as well as performance pointers and corrective guidance.

Communicate with employees and keep them fully informed about the company, the business and especially their work and job security. Engaged employees should feel and be aware of all that is happening around them; this affects their work.

Engage by Wandering Around (EBWA) is the new management style. It literally means managers should stroll around the office, communicate with employees, ask questions and listen to them. Showing genuine interest in people makes them feel valued and raises their self-esteem; it also increases their productivity and work satisfaction.

Entourage creativity; when someone comes to you with and idea, encourage them to apply it on a small level, no matter what you might think initially. Encouraging creativity at work and making employees a part of improvements gives them a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.


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