We Need More Engagement Around Here

765 WordsJan 26, 20134 Pages
The Problem The employee motivation and engagement in the company is poor. Lots of workers are easygoing and apathetic. Only few of the employees give effort in their job. They also say that they were not able to learn and grow in the past year. Many employees say that they are satisfied with their salary and benefits however, only few of them are willing to stay in the company for at least three years. They are not motivated and showed no interest which leads to poor performance of their job. This could worsen if no proper actions would be taken. Areas to consider The company has both strengths and weaknesses; some of their strength is the following: • The employees know what they are expected at work. The…show more content…
Recognition is such a potentially powerful motivator. This could be done by giving recognition to the most industrious employee of every month, and selecting one most industrious employee for the year. Rewards can be a simple gift certificate or a custom-made plaque of recognition. Alternative 3: Teambuilding Another action would be to set up teambuilding activities to increase teamwork. Team building is pursued via a variety of practices, and can range from simple bonding exercises to complex simulations and multi-day team building retreats designed to develop a team. Team building is an important factor in any environment, it aims to bring out the best in a team to ensure self development, positive communication, leadership skills and the ability to work closely together as a team to solve problem. Teambuilding could also improve the individual relationship between employees. This alternative can be the preliminary action to take. Alternative 4: Learning environment The last but not the least action to take is to provide a learning environment for employees. The workplace must be a place for growth and learning. Management must extent efforts to enable employee to learn. This could take place by providing feedback on their work, supervising and reviewing the work done, and identifying areas to improve on. It is also important to

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