Tag: happy workers

Leading from the values up

Ethical leadership is all about putting core values — such as trust, respect or personal satisfaction — at the heart of your administrative decision-making, writes Naphtali Hoff. Ideally, such values are identified through a process that workers have some ownership of.

Perks don’t always keep workers

At her workplace, Deborah Beetson can count on catered lunch once a month and regular bagel breakfasts. Those are just some of the perks that have landed her employer, DPR Construction, on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work. But ask those same workers if they feel engaged and you will discover perks are not enough to keep them loyal or inspire them to put…

Use continuous communication to keep employees on track

If an employee responds to a dressing-down by insisting they’ve never heard such criticism before, it’s a sign that either you or your company’s managers aren’t communicating properly, writes Art Petty. “[T]he effort to deliver constructive feedback is minimal, the techniques to do so effectively fairly easy to learn and the results when done properly, priceless,” Petty writes.