Motivation is a factor that catalyzes the success of an organization. Those Organizations are blessed who have motivated employees, employees that work hard in the workplace to achieve the goal and objectives of the organizations.
Motivation is a factor that catalyzes the success of an organization. Those Organizations are blessed who have motivated employees, employees that work hard in the workplace to achieve the goal and objectives of the organizations. People think that Pay is the only motivational tool that affects the performance of an employee but workplace environment is also a factor that affects the performance of an employee. Motivation at work not only ensures that work is done in time but also ensures that quality of work is not compromised. For motivation at workplace, the environment is very important. The factor that affects the workplace environment or increase the motivational levels of employees are
Factors affecting Motivation at Work
Relationship between co-workers
Workplace is all about people working together to achieve a uniform goal, so it’s important that all the co-workers respect each other and never show disrespect towards each other. If employees have good understanding of the work other perform and how their duties are adding value to the organization then it is easier to create a workplace where respect and responsibility prevails. Good relationship between employees also decreases the stress level and employees feel more relaxed at workplace.
Leadership role at workplace.
Leader plays a key role in maintaining a conducive work environment. The leader should understand how to deal different employees. It is imperative on the leaders that he should respect the employees and this would make others take a leaf out of his book and this would help in prevailing a culture of mutual respect and honor.
Managing Conflict at Workplace
Whenever people from different background or group of people work together then there are chances that a conflict will arise. So it’s important to manage the conflict in a way that it will not affect the environment of the workplace.
Management shall make such policies and guidelines that help in resolving conflicts at its earliest and in the most soothing way.
Incentive where are on achieving financial results for the company are important, on the other hand they could very well be on how well on maintains him/herself at workplace and add to the serenity of the organization. Someone who promotes the notion of one organization adds calmness and shows respect, performance characteristics that are not material.
The Organizational Culture dictates the norms and behaviors that people depict while at work. Work culture engulfs everything at work from way people enter the office to the way they leave, the way they dress to the way they eat, it’s how one does things at work, they could be official or non-official, but it impact deeply on the organization, and motivation people show. A culture of knowledge sharing, helping each other, communication, respect, one that has the flexibility to absorb mistakes will have more motivated staff than one where mistakes are not tolerated, one where layers of structure exist that hinder communication and knowledge sharing.
Workplace Education or Learning
Learning at business is beneficial to both the person and the organization, on one hand where its adding to the strength of individual, similarly the business is benefiting from the skills, attitudes and behavior the working is acquiring. It just that to motivate the employee businesses should provide enough opportunities where staff can learn more and more about skills that adds value to the firm and facilitate the transfer of learning through provision of adequate resources and through channelizing the implementation of the skills learnt.
Organization can very well create a culture where employees share their skills, ideas and views, because if organization create a climate where people share their ideas and want to transfer their skills to other employees, this would create motivated staff as they could see it as an opportunity to grow and a great way to learn from experience.