Team Building & Empowerment

  • Employee Wellness Programs: Obstacles to Consider

    Employee wellness programs aim at improving the health of the employees through change of behavior. Obstacles such as correct selection, communication, legal implications, and top management support may, however, derail the benefits of such interventions...
    By N Nayab June 14, 2011 

  • Nepotism: Is it a Boon or Bane for the Organization?

    Nepotism can have a high negative impact on peoples' lives. Children affected by favoritism in a family or school develop issues associated with social development. What happens when nepotism occurs at the job level? Read on to learn more on this...
    By Suba Lakshminarasimhan June 13, 2011 

  • How to Gauge Employees to Increase Productivity

    How well do your employees enjoy their jobs? Are they happy or unhappy? Do they complain and cause dissension among co-workers? A simple way to analyze your workforce is analyzing their attachment to the job at hand. Find out how to conduct...
    By Jean Scheid June 9, 2011 


  • Herzberg's Motivation Theory

    Motivation is important when building teams. Enter Herzberg’s Motivational Theory! What is this theory and how does it work? Initially only studied in small groups, this way to motivate considers analyzing some surprising characteristics...
    By Jean Scheid June 2, 2011 

  • Top 10 Reasons for Job Dissatisfaction (and How to Combat Them)

    If you employ even one person, you will hear a complaint from time to time. What are the top 10 reasons for job dissatisfaction, and what can you do to turn them into positives? Jean Scheid, a business owner, offers examples and solutions.
    By Jean Scheid June 1, 2011 

  • Tracing the Origins of Mentoring and Its Progression Through the Ages

    A mentor is an experienced and trusted guide, counselor, or teacher, who leads by example and provides personalized attention to help people discover their own unconscious competencies. The concept enjoys popularity as an effective development tool, and...
    By N Nayab May 27, 2011 


  • Great Examples of Employee Empowerment

    Employee empowerment can come in all shapes and sizes, but its positive effect on employees' motivation and job satisfaction remains the same. Read more to see some great examples of employee empowerment that can change an organization’s culture...
    By Ginny Edwards May 25, 2011 

  • Top 10 Ways to Create a Winning Workplace

    How do you go about building a great place to work? What key ingredients make this happen? Listed here are 10 surefire ways for organizations to create a workplace that instills creativity, teamwork, and productivity, while also being an enjoyable...
    By Mike Sweeney May 24, 2011 

  • How Self-Esteem Relates to Job Satisfaction

    Does a person’s self-esteem play a part in job satisfaction? Or, do satisfactory jobs increase self-esteem? Jean Scheid, a business owner discusses self-esteem and how it relates to job satisfaction.
    By Jean Scheid May 24, 2011 

  • Pros & Cons of the Employee Suggestion Box

    If your employees are constantly offering ways to improve your business and their work structures, should you use an employee suggestion box? There are pros and cons of an employee suggestion box, and often, you really need a good plan to succeed...
    By Jean Scheid May 24, 2011 
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