Generation Y brings a lot of changes. The working culture changed a lot compared to the generations before. The focus is not only on finding a job where you make a good amount of money.
Topics: Management & Leadership
This is the result of a Gallup survey for the year 2017. According to the survey, 70% of German workers perform their daily work with little or no commitment. Around 15% are even “actively discouraged.” This is also due to the executives. German companies would make more than 105 billion every year, if Germany would have better managers. The follow-up of dissatisfaction of employees are times absent and interior dismissals. So how do you increase employee motivation in the workplace, on which the success of the company ultimately depends? Fact is, whether an employee quits internally or is heavily involved in the job depends on the work of managers. Managers can only take appropriate measures, however, if they understand how motivation in the human brain works.
In order to improve employee performance and thus ensure a company’s success in the long run, it is important that employees receive regular and concrete feedback. Over the past 30 years, 360-degree feedback has become one of the most important methods for the assessment of behaviors and competencies of managers and employees.
Working whenever employees want to: This sounds great to most employees. Companies start taking the work-life balance more serious and want to maximize the productivity of their employees. For most people flexible working hours are an advantage. A study conducted inside a Fortune 500 company over a nine month period found out that flexible workers achieved more, were sick less often, worked longer hours and were happier with their work. Compared to their colleagues who don't have flexible working hours, these employees were less likely to have a burnout and less stressed about their work. Why does it have such a huge impact on employees’ satisfaction?