Engaging Your Employees
In This Chapter
Appreciating the power of engaged employees
Leading with vision
Building communication channels
Tapping employees for input
Fostering employee independence
Almost every organization claims that its people are the most valued asset, but few companies systematically follow through on that belief in ways that can truly empower employees to make a difference. By being proactive, positive, focused, and forward-looking, managers can inspire employees — and employees can inspire themselves and their coworkers — in practical ways that obtain real results and allow their companies to become stronger, more profitable, and more competitive in even the most difficult marketplace.
Taking control of their circumstances helps employees take control of their jobs — and their lives — and makes positive things happen where only negatives existed before. Redefining circumstances in this way puts employees in the driver's seat.
This chapter shows you ...