A manager’s job is 100 times easier and more rewarding when his or her employees are performing like a well-oiled machine. But when that machine runs slowly or breaks down, a manager’s job becomes exponentially harder.
Here are six tips, according to an OnPoint Consulting report, for keeping employees on task and working together toward the common goal:
1. Clarify, clarify, clarify
It’s hard to get things done when people don’t understand their roles, responsibilities or exactly what’s expected of them.
Too often, supervisors assume their employees understand what needs to be done. Or, they fear they’ll insult an employee’s intelligence by stating what seems obvious to them.
Don’t underestimate the importance of making certain that everyone is on the same page. Clearly communicating roles and duties is never a wasted effort.
2. Establish clear expectations
Goals are an important part of clarifying. They help employees focu...(register to read more)