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6 Practical Steps To Keep Your Employees Engaged

6 Practical Steps To Keep Your Employees Engaged

When it comes to job satisfaction, financial rewards may be lower on the list than most people think. Being happy with your job seems to depend more on the intangibles: feeling part of a team and being valued and appreciated consistently outrank money when employees are polled about job satisfaction.   Client example John is a very competent operations manager in a manufacturing company.. He was...

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The key messages facing Scottish Manufacturing

The key messages facing Scottish Manufacturing

At the recent Making a Difference Conference organised by the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) some of the key messages coming from the 350 delegates were:- Improving behaviours, values and culture of your people was ranked highest (53%) in terms of having the largest potential for change in the business, followed by developing leadership skills in the business (27%) and leading on vision, mission and...

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The Silo Mentality: How To Break Down The Barriers

The Silo Mentality: How To Break Down The Barriers

Your senior team may share your vision but have they got a bit lost on how to deliver it? A silo mentality is very disruptive to organisations. It means that co-operation across the silos is poor, even a siege mentality can exists. I remember working in a large manufacturing company and everyone knew you didn’t put anything into hydrology as it just went into a...

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