Tag Archives: employee satisfaction
Posted on26. Dec, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
As we take the rest of the year off to be with loved ones, we compiled the seven most popular blog posts from this year. We’ll reveal the other six throughout the week. Coming in at #7 is a post that was written out of frustration. I was tired of hearing managers complain about not [...]
Posted on09. Nov, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
There is much work to be done to reverse the troubling trend of unsatisfying workplaces. From high levels of employee disengagement (51% according to Gallup) to waning employee loyalty, leaders are faced with a workforce crisis. This is no time to let the inclination of procrastination prevent senior managers from addressing these intangible business problems. [...]
Posted on01. Nov, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
You can set your clock to it. Each day employees arrive to plug-in and do work. It’s a constant. And it’s taken for granted. Imagine your company without employees. What would happen? Unless you work in a completely automated business nothing would start, and certainly nothing would begin. Even in the dystopian world of complete [...]
Posted on01. Aug, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
We often read about the traits and perceptions of optimistic or pessimistic people. But what about optimism as a mood within a team? A company? And by optimistic mood I’m referring to a vibe, or tone, that invites the safe exploration of possibility, innovation, invention, and collaboration. Employees at all levels believe they are encouraged [...]
Posted on21. Mar, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Rather than writing a long post defending (big yawn) the necessity for leaders to help employees have great lives, I decided to list ideas on how it can be done. I also won’t defend the economic feasibility of the ideas. Some companies do have the financial means to make many of these ideas happen. These [...]