Surviving Leadership Chaos
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" We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. " - Winston Churchill
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Are your employees seen but not heard?

Are your employees seen but not heard? | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it

People no longer just rely on trade unions or staff forums as a channel through which to express their views and concerns about their working conditions. With the rise of conduits like Glassdoor, Twitter and other social media, employee voice is becoming more public and is being captured in real time.

But it’s often not being heard in the workplace so it’s important for employers to consider how aligned their internal/external mechanisms are, and make sure the voices of all of their employees are heard, because not doing so risks alienating people.


Via Roger Francis
donhornsby's insight:
Hearing different voices may not be an easy task, but can help to unlock people’s potential and drive innovation, while balancing the power between the organization and its employees.
 
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Managers: 6 Tips for Being a Good Communicator

Managers: 6 Tips for Being a Good Communicator | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it

Providing employee feedback is an important role for business owners and managers, yet far too often, mis-communication of expectations and directives results in a lack of desired results from respective employees.

 

In managing others, it is critical that not only are expectations communicated effectively, but that they are also documented so that poor performance can be effectively dealt with without legal implications.

 

This good article, identifies the problems of poor communication of expectations, and it offers six tips you can use to be more effective in providing feedback to your employees.

 


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7 Reasons the Best Employees Quit, Even When They Like Their Job

7 Reasons the Best Employees Quit, Even When They Like Their Job | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it
To win at being the best company, you must first win over your best employees.
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(From the article): Ultimately, many people who leave their job do so because of the boss, not the work or the organization. Ask yourself what you may be doing to drive your best people away, and start making the changes you need to make to keep them.
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Françoise Morvan's curator insight, August 11, 2016 1:22 PM
Even the most selfless people want to be recognized and rewarded for a job well done. It is part of who we are as human beings.