Tag Archives: employee engagement

May
14
  • When do team leaders lose their leadership?

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    Team leadership means providing guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to a group of individuals (the team) for the purpose of completing tasks successfully. The leadership component (highlighted) is what galvanizes other functions and helps to positively influence team members to want to follow. Hence when a team lead, supervisor, head of unit, or manager ‘work’ without the leadership component, people find it very difficult to follow them.  And some of the consequences are loss of motivation to work, low productivity, mismanagement of […]

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Jul
8
Apr
8
  • When teams work in silos

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    At some level, every manager understands that to deliver great performance they have to unlock the potential in teams. And to do this, they need to turn a collection of individuals into a high-performing group, the members of which support one another. In other words, managers must be team builders nurturing teams where members share resources, ideas and common goals and also develop a shared identity, often built on a combination of their skill sets and their perceived status in […]

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Mar
3
  • The role of supervisors in employee engagement

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    Employee engagement is the extent to which employees feel passionate about their jobs, are committed to the organization, and put discretionary effort into their work. Employee engagement does not mean employee happiness. Someone might be happy at work, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are working hard, productively on behalf of the organization. While company outings, TGIF, and end-of-year parties are fun–and may be beneficial for other reasons–making employees happy is different from making them engaged. Also, employee engagement does […]

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