The research, conducted by Stephen Wood at the University of Leicester and Shaun Pichler and Gerard Beenen, both at the California State University, Fullerton, is based on a meta-analysis of existing research. It shows that acceptability of appraisals is enhanced when feedback is frequent and standards are set and clear to employees but also that these two things have a synergistic relationship, so feedback has a greater effect when standard setting is good.
Published: 23 November 2017
This means that they sell the benefits of a particular task or project rather than the functionality involved. This is far from an innovative approach, though: this old sales technique sees salespeople advocate a product’s benefits rather than its functionality. For example, if you want one of your employees to take on another task, it will increase the company’s productivity, expand its offering, save time and grow the bottom line. The above is the sausage.
Published: 15 November 2017
One of the greatest assets of your business walks out the door every night. What are you doing to get them to return next day inspired, motivated, and enthused to be the best they can be? From Royston Guest, CEO of Pti-Worldwide.
Published: 21 September 2017
Study finds office politics at its most rife in the civil service (and lowest in the legal sector). From Robert Stewart, consulted leading psychologist at uCheck.
Published: 4 July 2017
It is no secret that a motivated workforce produces better results, sustains workplace morale and has a positive overall effect on the company. So, with Employee Motivation Day taking place on 25th February, it is time to consider the best ways to motivate your team and why this should be at the forefront of business thinking. Here are some top tips to increase engagement, motivation and morale in the workplace:
Published: 19 February 2017
Steven Slater, a former JetBlue flight attendant, gained cult status after he proudly announced his resignation over an aeroplane’s in-flight speaker in 2010. From Michelle Mills-Porter, CEO of Ensize UK.
Published: 20 January 2017
Statistics show a huge variance in the levels of engagement between ‘lite’ affinity EAPs and those that are offered as a standalone policy. Article from Chris Cannon, business development manager, healthcare, Jelf Employee Benefits.
Published: 2 January 2017
Organisations that dedicate 1 percent or more of payroll to values-based rewards and recognition are more likely to perceive greater impacts on financial outcomes.
Published: 29 December 2016
How do you best motivate your frontline staff to drive direct impact on sales results? Many will say there are three effective methods: money, money and more money.
Published: 26 December 2016
An employee’s job satisfaction is the result of a combination of factors including financial remuneration, being part of a positive working environment with productive working relationships and the opportunity to grow and develop. Article by Chris Rowson, Managing Director at Ecardshack.
Published: 19 December 2016