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<p>Six Ways to Motivate Employees</p> <p>Training and development professionals may be asked to improve organizational morale. They can begin by asking some basic questions:</p> <p>Is employee engagement slipping? Are leaders engaged and being held accountable? Does my organization offer growth and training opportunities to its employees?</p> <p>If employee dissatisfaction is identified, training and development professionals should ask… “How can employees be motivated by their manager?”</p> <p>Work with managers and executives to motivate employees: </p> <p>1. Create Internal Advancement Opportunities</p> <p>If employees know they are working towards something tangible, they tend to work harder.</p> Disengaged employee costs their employer about 10,000 dollars.</p> <p>2. Acknowledge Work Performance</p> <p>Compliment employees on their work and offer additional training opportunities.</p> <p>Happy employees are 12 percent more productive.</p> <p>3. Delegate Important Projects</p> <p>Instill trust, confidence, creative thinking and problem solving through project delegation.</p> <p>4. Offer Training Programs</p> <p>Provide incentives and rewards through training programs that demonstrate staff appreciation/ 84 percent of employees in the “Best Performing Organizations” say they are getting the training they need.</p> <p>5. Encourage Work Transparency</p> <p>Always engage in your employees and let them know their feedback and insights are always welcomed.</p> <p>Of 80,000 working adults surveyed, only 32 percent feel engaged at work.</p> <p>6. Give Clear Feedback</p> <p>Make sure managers give precise directions to their team.</p> <p>In a recent survey, there were 40 minutes of lost productivity each day due to confusing instructions.</p> <p>Consider a career in Training and Development, a professional path that enables you to help both employees and organizations succeed!</p> <p>Lewis University</p> <a href="http://online.lewisu.edu/maol">http://online.lewisu.edu/maol</a> <p>Sources:</p> <a href="http://www.gallup.com/businessjournal/193499/strengths-based-employee-development-results.aspx?g_source=EMPLOYEE_ENGAGEMENT&g_medium=topic&g_campaign=tiles">http://www.gallup.com/businessjournal/193499/strengths-based-employee-development-results.aspx?g_source=EMPLOYEE_ENGAGEMENT&g_medium=topic&g_campaign=tiles</a> <a href="https://smith.queensu.ca/magazine/winter-2014/features/engaging-employees">https://smith.queensu.ca/magazine/winter-2014/features/engaging-employees</a> <a href="http:/www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/new_study_shows">http:/www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/new_study_shows</a> <a href="http://www.inc.com/jayson-demers/6-motivation-secrets-to-inspire-your-employees.htm">http://www.inc.com/jayson-demers/6-motivation-secrets-to-inspire-your-employees.htm</a> <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/margaret-jacob/top-5-ways-to-motivate-yo_b_5839504.html">http://www.huffingtonpost.com/margaret-jacob/top-5-ways-to-motivate-yo_b_5839504.html</a> <a href="https://business-collective.com/37-ideas-for-motivating-your-employees/">https://business-collective.com/37-ideas-for-motivating-your-employees/</a> <a href="http://yourbusiness.azcentral.com/effect-communication-productivity-6365.html">http://yourbusiness.azcentral.com/effect-communication-productivity-6365.html</a> <a href="https://www-304.ibm.com/services/learning/pdfs/IBMTraining-TheValueofTraining.pdf">https://www-304.ibm.com/services/learning/pdfs/IBMTraining-TheValueofTraining.pdf</a>