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?
Sometimes a conversation is not that meaningful because you waste too much time and don't get to a point. We have some tips for you on how you can have a more meaningful conversation.
Smile and the world smiles back at you. Neurologists have already scientifically proven this proverb. "Smiling is healthy". But what causes it? And why do we have to laugh when other people laugh out loud?
Men and women in business can be equal in almost every way: position, expertise, experiences, educational background etc. Despite these similarities, they can be very different in one critical area: the way in which they communicate. The differences in male and female communication styles can result in misunderstandings. Based on professor Deborah Tanner in the Washington Post article, “Sex, Lies and Conversation; Why Is It So Hard for Men and Women to Talk to Each Other?”, male and female have difficulties communicating in workplace. Try to understand others’ communication style to reduce conflicts.
Topics: Management & Leadership