Employees treat me the way that I treat them. They respect my leadership, but they will give their all when I show genuine interest in their concerns.
By Eric Wall
Transparency breeds teamwork and collaboration, but only when similar rules apply to your entire workforce, including management. Providing employees with additional opportunities to communicate with management and information about the direction of the company can improve their degree of engagement, leading to a more invested and productive workforce.
With the proliferation of mobile technology, professionals can now work from home, on the road, or elsewhere. That’s liberating for today’s workforce but challenging for managers who now must keep a distributed workforce motivated, productive, and satisfied.