“Employee engagement is the art and science of engaging people in authentic and recognized connections to strategy, roles, performance, organization, community, relationship, customers, development, energy, and happiness to leverage, sustain, and transform work into results.” – David Zinger, Let’s Co-Create an Employee Engagement Charter, The Employee Engagement Network
Proper management of employees is one of the most important building block in a successful work environment. It is not an easy task to manage people especially your employees, but it something you have to build so as to make your business move forward.
As a good leader, you have to be flexible among your workers and also maintain your respect. Here are few workable tips to maintain effective management between you and your employees.
Maintain a good communication
Employees desires to be aware of any ongoing projects, goals and deadlines been handled by the organization, so it is very essential that you communicate well with them about relevant happenings in the organization.
Discussing with your staffs encourages idea and feedback from them. You get to know their what they think about the step you are about to take.
Build positive working relationship
it is very essential that you get to know your employees individually outside the work environment to some extent. When an employee sees how much you try to know more about his welfare and life outside work, he gets free with you and your relationship gets cordial.
Building a strong rapport with your employees helps you to get the very best of them.
Appreciate their efforts
Virtually all bosses nag about their employee’s performance without giving him/her chance for explanation.
As a good leader,you should respect the feeling of your staffs, learn to appreciate their efforts. Also, you should try to correct their mistakes in a polite manner, not picky on them at the slightest mistake. It is very important that you give your staffs opportunity to express their minds. It allows creativity and a workable environment.
Assign jobs to the right people
One of the advantages of establishing a good relationship with your workers individually is to know their personal strengths. It gives you the opportunity to read them, know what assignment they are capable of handling effectively.
People tend to perform better where they have the opportunity to execute their best skills.
Argument is an act that is inevitable in an organization,either publicly or secretly. Arguments between employer and employee or among workers has a way of creating an unfriendly atmosphere in the organization
It is the duty of good leader to address any sort of arguments he notices or reported to him in the workplace. When an issue comes up it is important that it is being dealt with immediately.
Set a good example
Interestingly, your staffs will always look to you as their guide and motivator, so it is very important that you set an example worthy of emulating. If you are committed to your work and very diligent, your employees would like to work with you and they will give the respect you deserve.