Involving employees in decision making typically results in a positive relationship between participative management and job satisfaction. Employees who feel their opinions matter tend to be more invested in their work and derive greater satisfaction from their jobs.
Managing performance appraisal issues allows a manager to asses an employee on his ability to complete job tasks according to the specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and time-constrained objectives defined for the previous year. Managers typically ask peers and clients to provide feedback.
Employee disciplinary procedures, such as giving verbal warnings, completing warning forms, and documenting poor behavior allow managers to keep track of issues with difficult employees. The author provides good tips for handling these plus an employee disciplinary form available for free download.
When employees leave, use these tips for recruiting and selecting employees to replace the person. Managers should closely examine the job listing to evaluate the process they should follow to locate the best person to fill the role.
Using these tips for handling corporate layoffs makes it easier for managers to implement necessary cuts. Company executives need to establish clear and legal Human Resources policies and procedures. Ideally, workforce reductions occur infrequently, so as not to demoralize the remaining staff.
Using these techniques on how to include remote workers in company functions, managers can ensure that communication occurs effectively even when team members work in different offices or from their homes. Use technology consistently so everyone gets the right messages at the right times.
Monitoring remote workers typically involves mandating the use of software tools that allow managers to ensure employees are available and working when they are supposed to be online. Use these tips for remote worker monitoring to manage productivity.