by Bruce Tulgan
If you want your organization’s employees to work more productively, pay more attention to them.
During the economic crisis of 2009, the most effective business strategy turned out to be increased supervision andof employees.
Research by RainmakerThinking shows that organizations that combined three effective strategies during the recession had better financial results than others:
1. Cost cutting. This included eliminating staff, space and resources.
2. Innovation. Organizations found new methods of sourcing, designing, producing, promoting and delivering their products and services.
3. Increased supervision. Employees got more one-on-one training, direction and feedback from their managers.
Yet if organizations employed only one of those strategies, they were most financially successful when it focused on greater supervision of employees. Organizations that stepped up their hands-on management f...(register to read more)