As those of you in management already know, wage incentives aren’t necessarily the final word in increasing worker productivity and performance. People just aren’t that simple.
As today’s article from ceo.com says, today’s raise become’s tomorrow’s norm. This effectively means that as a manager, you need to offer more than money to your team in order to foster a sense that they’re doing this job every day for more than just the money: they’re doing it because they like their jobs.
It can be as simple as cluing them in on the significance of the work that they’re doing or allowing more room for input and creativity in the workplace. The article goes into greater detail about how to cultivate a better work experience and is a good, back to basics reminder of what really goes into management.