Motivating a Workforce Motivating a workforce can be hard as a manager, especially in such hard economic times as today. Still, the most important thing to understand is that a manager cannot be everywhere at once. They must rely on trust, the cooperation of other workers and structure to really motivate the people that they supervise. The most important thing it to understand the workers while still making sure that they have a solid leader in the manager, one that they respect. It is really important to understand how the workers are feeling to properly motivate them. Being in tune with one’s employees is paramount to their happiness and performance. According to Gregory Smith in his article, “Motivating Your Workforce Toward Higher...The end:
.....ork is a way of positively reinforcing these roles and rewarding good work. It also motivates others to step up to the plate. Doing this through programs and peer review is a great way to trust the workers and give them power to perform fully. With these elements in place, one’s team can work at the top of their capacity and while doing so, be happy and feel respected. References Hakala , David. (2008). Motivating a Shrinking Workforce. HR World. Tippit , Inc. Retrieved from http://www.hrworld.com/features/motivating-shriking-work-force-031808/. Smith, Gregory. (2010). Motivating Your Workforce Toward Higher Performance. How To. WeekLabs . Retrieved from http://tools.devshed.com/c/a/How-To/Motivating-Your-Workforce-Toward-High-Performance/.