Building Highly Effective Teams

This article has been provided by Dr. Omer Tigani, Organizational Excellence Specialists Introduction There is a commonly used saying that ‘people are the backbone of any organization’. However, it is suggested that human resources provide even more extensive support...

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Originally posted by Harry Hertz on Blogrige I recently read a blog post by Mary Jo Asmus entitled “8 Unexpected Ways to Continue to Develop Yourself as a Leader.” Some ways were more obvious (to me) than others and I will quickly summarize all of them...

What keeps rocket scientists happy at work (could engage your employees, too)

Want to improve workforce engagement in your organization? Consider what you can learn from one of the nation’s identified role models for high performance. For example, in the business sector, you might study Stellar Solutions, a 2017 Baldrige Award-winning small business based in Palo Alto, California, that provides professional engineering services in the aerospace field.

People join organizations and leave their managers

It is a well-known fact that people join organizations and leave their managers. Moreover, it is actually confirmed with different studies and researches, that bad managers are the number one cause of employees unhappiness and reason why they quit their job.

Gallup’s research shows that managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores. A study of 7,272 U.S. adults revealed that one in two had left their job to get away from their manager to improve their overall life at some point in their career.

Key employee engagement strategies for 2018

For any business to be successful, it must have three things: a robust overall strategy, exceptional leaders, and engaged employees. This society has moved from an economy driven by the agricultural and manufacturing industries to a service oriented, personally connected economy.
One hundred years ago, employees were tasked with manual labor and had no vested interest in the business that employed them.

New study shows we work harder when we are happy

Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to the latest research from the University of Warwick.
Economists carried out a number of experiments to test the idea that happy employees work harder. In the laboratory, they found happiness made people around 12% more productive.

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