Motivational Methods For Motivating Employees

1239 Words Dec 1st, 2015 5 Pages
Motivation is what makes people tick: the needs, desires, fears and aspirations within people that make them behave as they do. It is the energizer that makes people take action; it is the why of human behavior. So how do we create something that is supposed to come from within? It cannot be done, but it can be turned on and activated. Through different methods of motivation, incentive programs and rewards, and a positive work environment and culture motivation can be created in any organization. In an organization motivation and productivity (go hand in hand). Motivation is important in organizations because it keeps employees driven to do more, better quality work. Motivating reduces turn over and creates happier more loyal employees who will work with and through their organization to make it the best it can be.
Motivational Methods
There are many motivational methods used to motivate employees in organizations. Empowering employees is one method. By giving them the sense of authority to problem solve and make decisions on their own without having a supervisor or manager tell them what to do. In order to empower your employees there must be a bond of trust and good communication which builds stronger employee management relationships. Sharing important information with them and keeping them in the know of events going on in your organization is a good way to build trust. Working with every employee equally is a good way to motivate a positive teamwork instead of playing…
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