Chapter 12

Motivating a Multicultural Workforce— The Day-to-Day Beat

Overview

Start the day with a positive attitude in daily meetings. Develop common goals. Offer incentives. Become adept at bringing out each individual’s strengths.

Broad steps must be taken to motivate a multicultural workforce and keep team spirit high, and you may wonder how this picture unfolds in the day-to-day life of the workplace. What actions must a manager, supervisor, or executive take to ensure that the workforce becomes and remains a genuine, motivated team? This chapter covers the subject in detail.

Keep Yourself Motivated

If you intend to motivate a team—be its cheerleader, set an example, give its members someone they can fall back on—you must keep yourself ...

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