Motivation (The Brian Tracy Success Library)
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
As a manager, one of your most important responsibilities is to motivate your employees to do their absolute best. Managers who create positive, rewarding, high-energy environments reduce absenteeism and turnover while dramatically increasing productivity and quality. In "Motivation," success expert Brian Tracy draws on his decades of experience bringing out the best in others to provide 21 of the fastest, most powerful methods ever discovered for increasing the effectiveness of any individual or group. He reveals how to: - Ensure employees look forward to coming to work and feel passionate about what they do - Challenge them with tasks that allow them to stretch - Satisfy their need to feel both autonomous and part of a greater whole - Reduce their fear of failure and increase their desire to try - Remove obstacles that hold people back - Provide the regular feedback they need to succeed - And much more! Most people are just waiting for someone to come along and inspire them to greatness. Packed with proven tools and strategies, this essential guide helps any manager deliver a shot of adrenaline straight to the heart of his or her work team.
Management by objectives is one of the most powerful and consistent motivators in the world of work. It is a technique first described by Peter Drucker in Managing for Results. It refers to the practice of assigning a complete job to a competent individual and then allowing that individual to choose how to complete the task on schedule and on budget. Four Steps to Management by Objectives There are four steps to the process of management by objectives: 1. Get a clear agreement on exactly
as many ideas as possible to solve a particular problem. In this case, the problem was that a brick factory had overproduced thousands of bricks that it could not sell in the current market. The factory was looking for different ways to use bricks other than in walls held together with cement or mortar. The participants had twenty minutes to come up with the greatest number of ideas possible. They would all be competing against each other table for the highest number of ideas or answers they
helping you in your life and work. The existence of the friendship factor has a huge impact on whether your employees perform at a higher level of quality, achieve excellence, and feel terrific about themselves when working with you. Practice Clarity and Consideration Excellent managers seem to have a balance of two important qualities: clarity and consideration. They express caring, concern, and compassion with their employees, treating them like members of their corporate family and
likeability of job applicant listening to employees management by exception hands-on by measurement by objectives participative by values managers employees connection with role of Managing for Results (Drucker) Maslow, Abraham meaning, need for measurement management by mentoring mistakes acceptability of fear of making morale motivation basics discussion and and training motivational magic negative habit patterns negative relationship with boss new employees, first
appropriate style would be more directed and dictatorial, with the person in charge telling people what to do quickly with little concern for personal sensitivities. This style can also be found among entrepreneurial organizations, many of which are struggling for their very survival. In most cases, however, traditional top-down leadership style is no longer acceptable to today’s breed of employees, who expect to be able to speak out, be heard, and have a clear influence on how they do the work.