99 Ways to Keep Employees Happy, Satisfied, Motivated and Productive

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Business & Legal Reports, Inc., 2004 - Employee motivation - 112 pages
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Contents

How to use this book
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Keep Employees Happy
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Develop a Reward Program That Recognizes Team Performance
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Offer Employees Discounts for Your Products and Services
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Buy Lunch for Everyone to Recognize Team Performance
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Bring Donuts to Your Next Morning Meeting
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Allow Everyone to Dress More Casually at Work
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Have a Family Day at Work
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Dont Label Employees
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Allow Employees to Take Personal Leaves
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Dont Ask Employees for a Number Where They Can Be Reached on Vacation
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Encourage Employees to Have Lunch with Different People
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Publicize Employees Anniversary Dates with the Company
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Publicize the Companys Efforts to Protect the Environment
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Talk to People at Work
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Keep Employees Motivated
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Present Employees with a Shirt or Jacket with the Organizations Logo
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Offer Free Vending Service for Team Accomplishments
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Sponsor a Health Fair for Employees
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Encourage Informal Recognition for Individuals and Groups
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Offer Discounted FamilyOriented Activities for Employees
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Recognize Excellent Attendance with a Day Off
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Show Current Popular Videos During Lunch
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Encourage Employees Spouses to Travel with Them on Business
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Have a Party for Children
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Celebrate the Organizations Milestones
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Focus on Positive Aspects of Employee Performance
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Give Employees More Control Over the Temperature of Their Work Environment
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Recognize Employees Children and Their Accomplishments
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Send Employees Birthday Cards
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Provide More Comfortable Chairs for Employees
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Allow Employees to Work Flexible Hours
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Offer CPR Classes for Employees
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Include Pictures of Employees in Company Advertisements
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Encourage Humor in the Workplace
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Have Breakfast Meetings Rather than Dinner Meetings
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Invite Retirees to Visit on Special Occasions
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Keep Employees Satisfied
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Have a Logo Contest
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Share More Financial Information
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Have Top Managers Meet with Small Groups of Employees
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Ask Employees for Their Opinions
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Sponsor a Poster Contest for Employees Children
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Include Articles About Employees in Company Newsletters
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Conduct an Employee Survey
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Listen to Employees Ideas and Suggestions
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Allow Employees Time Off to Visit Their Childrens Schools
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Allow Employees to Rewrite Their Own Job Descriptions
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Give Employees Opportunities to Express How They Feel About Their Jobs
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Beat the Rumor Mill on Important Announcements
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Encourage Employees to Be More Politically Active
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Communicate the Companys Position on Political Issues
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Publicize the Organizations History
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Be Understanding When Employees Miss Work to Care for Sick Children
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Be Concerned About Employees Safety On and Off the Job
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Dont Punish Employees for Looking for Another Job
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Provide Employees with Assistance for Substance Abuse Problems
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Make Accommodations for Disabled Individuals That Go Beyond the Law
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Redecorate Breakrooms and Cafeterias
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Give Employees the Benefit of the Doubt
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Dont Punish Failure
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Offer Employees More CrossTraining Opportunities
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Offer a Career Development Seminar
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Develop a Library of Current Business Books and Videos
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Sponsor Smoking Cessation Classes at Work
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Offer Discounts for Employees to Join a Health Club
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Sponsor Diet Classes at Work
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Send Employees to a Ropes Course
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Conduct a Food Drive at Work for a Local Charity
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Develop a Guest Speaker Program
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Give Employees Access to Openings in Other Parts of the Organization
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Offer Lifeskills Classes for Employees and Their Families
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Recognize the Companys Most Effective Leaders
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Provide Job Skills Training for Employees in New Assignments
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Send Letters of Commendation to Employees Homes
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Give Employees Time Off to Perform Community Services
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Allow Employees to Work at Home
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Give Employees the Opportunity to Visit Other Parts of the Organization
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Allow Employees to Create Their Own Job Titles
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Sponsor a Ridesharing Program for Employees
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Offer Financial Planning Seminars for Employees
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Provide Employees with Developmental Assignments
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Offer Diversity Training to Everyone
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Give Performance Feedback More Often than Once a Year
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Keep Employees Productive
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Introduce the Concept of Teamwork
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Develop a Peer Feedback Program
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Have Employees Give Feedback to Supervisors
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Rip Up the Agenda at Your Next Meeting
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Give Employees More Accountability for Spending
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Make Everyone More Aware of Your Sales and Marketing Efforts
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Allow Employees to Redesign Their Work Areas
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Reduce the Amount of Employees Paperwork
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Improve the Efficiency of the Organizations Internal Mail System
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Reduce the Number of Meetings People Have to Attend
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Avoid Scheduling Meetings on Friday Afternoons or Monday Mornings
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Start and Finish Meetings on Time
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Update Employees Personal Computers
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Make Fax Machines More Accessible to Frequent Users
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Include as Many Employees on Email as Possible
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Provide Planning Calendars to All Employees
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Help Employees Use Their Medical Insurance Benefits More Efficiently
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Begin Recycling Programs at Work
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Expect the Best of Your Employees
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About the author (2004)

Garber is Manager of Teamwork Development for PPG Industries, Inc., in Pittsburgh. He has a Bachelor's degree in English and a Master's in guidance and personnel.

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