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Elements surrounding employee morale NAME UNIVERSITY AFFILIATION
Chapter outline Introduction Situations and organizational variables that impact employee morale Employee perception on morale Employee empowerment Techniques to boost employee Morale
Introduction Morale is the feeling of passion and enthusiasm toward the organization, management, fellow employees and duties assigned. Morale determines the employee success as well as the success of the organization (Evans, 2001). Developing a positive morale benefits individuals, managers and the overall productivity of companies. However, a negative morale have adverse impacts to the employee and the organization.
Situations and organizational variables that impact employee morale. Changes in management Opportunities and recognition Organizational structure Communication
Situations and organizational variables that impact employee morale (cont.) Changes in the management can have effect on employee morale Adopting an efficient management boost the employee morale Incompetent management decreases the morale Clear communication increases the employee morale Poor communication leads to the depletion of morale
Situations and organizational variables that impact employee morale (cont.) Opportunities and recognition boosts the employee morale. Opportunities entails chances to develop the employee expertise boost morale. Organization structure determine the discipline, incentive programs and management of the organization. Well planned and easily adaptable organizational structure will impact the morale positively. Poor planned structure depletes the employees morale.
Impact of individual perception on morale Employee perception on morale makes a huge difference in the quality of the work. Employee’s awareness and acceptance is important in improving his morale There should be clear communication Morale develops from efficient management and opportunities within the organization.
Employee empowerment Employee empowerment is practice of allowing employees to participate in decision making. Organization goes through changes that affects the employee morale Allowing employees to participate in setting organization goals stimulate their morale Morale increase the employee interest in their duties thus their productivity Empowerment stimulate morale that keeps an employee longer in the organization
Initiatives that organizations can implement to positively affect employee morale. Recognize and reward employees efforts to increase their morale Reflecting on the accomplishment and appreciating good job boost morale Allow time off to employee to pursue their personal projects and interests. Permission to pursue personal projects will boost the morale It also encourage innovation and creativeness
Initiatives that organizations can implement to positively affect employee morale(cont.) comfortable working place positively impact the employees’ morale. Providing a comfortable working environment can boost employee morale. Improving aesthetic elements in the organization makes employee feels valued and stimulate hard work. Open and clear communication will boost the employee morale.
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