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Team Morale and Engagement: E-Equity and Transparency

The E in MORALE is Equity and Transparency.  Our parents told us that life is not fair.  This is often true in life but it should not be the rule in our work lives.  Very few things impact employee morale more than … Continue reading

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Team Morale and Engagement: L-Leadership

The L in MORALE is Leadership.  Every member of your team, regardless of their function and responsibilities, has the potential to be a leader.  In some aspects of their lives they are leaders.  Investing in their leadership abilities is one of the … Continue reading

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Team Morale and Engagement: A-Appreciation

The A in MORALE is appreciation.  There are few things more powerful than the act of expressing appreciation for an employee.  You send powerful messages when you do so. By expressing appreciation you demonstrate your awareness of an individual and what they … Continue reading

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Team Morale and Engagement: R-Tangible Rewards

The R in MORALE is tangible rewards.  Nearly every person goes to work with an expectation of tangible rewards.  The more common are obviously compensation and benefits, both of which have a significant impact upon employee morale and engagement. Other … Continue reading

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Team Morale and Engagement: O-Clear, Challenging and Connected Objectives

The O in MORALE is clear, challenging, and connected objectives.  Employees who do not understand what is expected of them and how they fit into the larger organization become frustrated and ultimately complacent.  There is virtually no chance that they … Continue reading

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Team Morale and Engagement: M-Intelligent Management

The M in MORALE is intelligent management.  Employees must believe that they are being intelligently managed.  Micro-management restricts their autonomy while too little support from their managers leaves many employees feeling as if they have been deserted.   They must also … Continue reading

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Team Morale and Engagement

There are three higher level needs within each person. The strength of each need varies by person. They are Power, Achievement, and Affiliation. You can connect morale and engagement challenges with each of these needs. All three are tied to … Continue reading

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