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Tuesday, 28 July 2015 00:00

Employee Motivation

Employee motivation is the combination of fulfilling the employee's needs and expectations from work and the workplace factors that enable employee motivation - or not. These variables make motivating employees challenging.

Employers understand that they need to provide a work environment that creates motivation in people. But, many employers fail to understand the significance of motivation in accomplishing their mission and vision. Even when they understand the importance of motivation, they lack the skill and knowledge to provide a work environment that fosters employee motivation.

As a leader in your organisation it is critical to provide direction to employees through staff motivation. Staff motivation is seldom an easy task as it involves working with a number of personalities and who come from different personal situations that can sometime be brought into their workplace. It is important to realize that all employees have outside factors in their day to day lives and this in turn can affect your staff motivation, as a leader it is your duty to keep your staff motivation high which in turn will provide a more efficient workplace.

Staff motivation is an integral part of modern corporates in South Africa, that cannot be overlooked by decision makers and leaders of companies. To get the most out of your employees it is critical to keep staff motivation high, as this leads to higher productivity throughout an organization. Learn some tips to keep your staff motivation at an optimal level.

When properly used staff motivation can be a vital tool to get the most out of your employees. It is important for people in the position of decision making to let your employees know when they do a nice job by using positive words, as this will benefit the entire company through a total team effort. But simultaneously employees must know that with reassurance comes high expectations and it will be up to them to meet those expectations, staff motivation can accomplish this task.

Staff and employees require to know that they are doing a nice job or else staff motivation will suffer. When you staff knows that they have done a nice job and you've clearly indicated this through a positive but firm tone not only shows your commitment as a leader but also shows your compassion resulting in a boost of staff motivation. Public recognition is always a great tool to boost your staff recognition by letting your employees know they are doing a nice job. Nothing feels better than your boss publicly acknowledging a job well done, it is important to let your employees know this to keep staff motivation high.

The best corporate managers in are always looking for ways to boost their staffs productivity. It takes hard work, patience, understanding and dedication to get the most out of your employees. Keeping your staff motivation and productivity high will be a measuring stick of your performance and success as a manager. Improvising and adapting to situations are a few traits a manger must have to get the most out of employees keep staff motivation high and be productive as possible for the company as a whole.

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Thuli Sithole

Thuli is renowned for speaking to audiences in fields of inspiration, personal growth and mastery, business and wealth creation. She has share a stage with top speakers and brands such as Robin Banks and Richard Brandson, Billie Selekane and Oprah Winfrey.

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