Gaining Commitment From Employees

Put Leadership Skills in Action Create Highly Committed Employees

Have you ever thought: “Why isn’t that person more committed to their job? Why don’t they work as hard to do a better job like so-and-so does?” Or have you ever felt the need to say this, “You don’t seem committed to the job”, to an employee? It may be that you have heard other managers say those words, but at some point in time, as managers, we face this issue with an individual we manage and sometimes with an

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Big Elephant Called Employee Programs

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The appeal of employee improvement “programs” is understandable. Executives and others in senior management tend to be attracted to them because they sign off and believe the issue is being handled. But more than often, that is not the case. The results are not worth the time and resources.

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Retention: What’ll It Cost You?

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“We train them. Then they leave. Train new people. They leave.” This is what was happening to one client until they finally decided it was time to stop being the free training center for their competition. You may not have a revolving door, but the cost of losing an employee is so high, every level of management must be concerned with retention. The direct cost to replace salaried employees is estimated to be at least 6-9 months of pay and

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Ben Simonton Managed diverse groups for 34+ years, including as an executive in charge of a 1,300 person unionized organization. He made all the managing mistakes one can make, then devised solutions for 99.9% of people management issues. His mission is to take you beyond great to exceptional.