Top Managers Engage Employees for Higher Performance
Successful managers understand that managing is not just about getting your team to do what you need them to do. Recent Korn Ferry research found that 57% of people put in more effort when they work for good leaders. Managing successfully is about consistently delivering desired results from a dedicated team of engaged, motivated, high performing employees. That is why top managers engage employees for higher performance.
What Does to Take for Managers to Engage Employees?
Successfully managing a team of people is easier said than done. But what qualities does a manager need in order to inspire and create such a stellar group and why does it matter?
First, it matters a great deal. Your top talent is always vulnerable. If they are wooed by the competition and currently unhappy, they are likely to leave. Employees leave not so much because they are unhappy with their company — they leave because they are unhappy with their manager. Improving the relationships between managers and employees can make a marked difference in retaining top talent and maintaining engaged employees.
The Top 3 Ways Managers Engage Employees
We know from our People Manager Assessment Center and employee engagement action planning data that there are three key factors in a positive manager-employee relationship:
The Bottom Line
Successful managers are critical to successful organizations. They have the greatest influence over strategy execution, talent retention, and employee satisfaction. Do your new managers know how to set goals, communicate, delegate, and recognize?
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