A motivated employee is a good employee, there is no doubt about that. But how to make employees actually motivated to do work? Many scholars have been trying to find the answer to that question. A great number of motivation theories have been developed, trying to make the managers’ job easier. These include Theory X and Theory Y created by Douglas McGregor in the 1960s.
Creating a base of trusted clients is important in every industry. However, it’s equally important to build a base of potential consumers that you can for instance send e-mails to or contact personally in order to present your offer. How to do that?
Working as a sales specialists is not an easy job and not everyone was born to do that. However, if you decide to take up that challenge, you need to be well-prepared. Both the commercial offer and the way it’s presented are of vital importance: you need to spark the interest of the potential client. This is why spending some time on these aspects is a good idea.
How to manage a team of employees in a small or medium enterprise? What is the role of motivation programmes in this sector? And finally, what skills should a good manager have to effectively manage his team? We discuss these issues with Grzegorz Rakoczy, a Vice President at Rakoczy, a manufacturer of hot water boilers.
Introducing loyalty systems in large enterprises is a relatively simple thing. Motivating employees to do work with rewards and making them compete against one another is easy when the company has many employees. But how to do this in the sector of small and medium enterprises where the number of employees is limited and departments are often composed of just one person? Is it possible to introduce a motivation system in such companies? Yes!
Rozwój osobisty jest niezwykle ważny dla każdego człowieka. Stale chcemy poszerzać swoje horyzonty i wciąż poznawać nowe rzeczy. Właśnie dlatego, także w pracy chcemy zdobywać nowe kwalifikacje. Istotne jest także, aby pamiętali o tym pracodawcy, bowiem poszerzanie kompetencji jest też jednym z ważniejszych czynników motywujących pracowników do efektywnej pracy.
Motivation for work is often an individual issue. Everyone is motivated by something else, with recognition, money, prestige, and personal development being the key factors. But how to motivate one another in a team if different people need different kinds of motivation?
One of the main tasks of enterprise managers is to motivate their employees to work more effectively and efficiently. Each of them knows full well how much a motivated individual contributes to the work of the entire team. This is why the best and most suitable methods of managing employee motivation should be constantly sought.
We have said a lot about motivation theories. This is because the subject is very broad, but also very important for the proper functioning of an enterprise. Motivated employees are much more effective and happy with their work.
A number of motivation theories have been developed over the years. Many of them are similar to one another, while other lead to different conclusions.