The decision making processes vary from one organisation to the next
To get more people to join and enjoy working for an organisation, we need to look at our people managing skills. The way we organize ourselves is one of the keys to how successful our project is going to be.
12 characteristics of a strong workplace as seen through the eyes of the most successful and productive employees.
If you can answer "yes" to each of the following 12 questions, then you have a strong workplace where the best will want to work and stay. Suggest giving this survey to employees and asking for their honest feedback. Then, meet one-on-one to discuss any "no" responses and ask for ideas on how to improve. Employees will appreciate the opportunity to provide feedback, and you will gain ideas on how to make your workplace even better.
The 12 Key Questions:
1. Do I know what is expected of me at work?
2. Do I have the right equipment and material I need to do my work well?
3. At work, do I have the opportunity to do what I do best every day?
4. In the last seven days, have I received recognition or praise for good work?
5. Does my supervisor or someone at work seem to care about me as a person?
6. Is there someone at work who encourages my development?
7. At work, do my opinions seem to count?
8. Does the mission/purpose of my company make me feel my work is important?
9. Are my co-workers committed to doing quality work?
10. Do I have a best friend at work?
11. In the last six months, have I talked to someone about my progress?
12. This last year, have I had opportunities at work to learn and grow?