Can’t get no satisfaction: the effects of low morale

By Hamish Williams

Measuring morale can be a difficult task, particularly in large organisations. The enthusiasm of your employees can change from one individual to the next and from one team to the next. For the most part, it’s up to individual managers to monitor their direct reports and determine if they see a shift in behaviour. It’s also generally up to individual managers to remedy the situation in a manner they feel is appropriate, perhaps through a casual catch up or some strategically placed praise.

Want a positive workplace? Be a positive leader

Guest post by Alison Vidotto

A key responsibility of any leader is to create a positive workplace culture for their team. There is no question of the many benefits that come as a result of having a positive, engaged team. So where do we begin?

The answer lies within ourselves. If we want to be surrounded by positive, optimistic people, then we need to reflect those behaviours. We need to lead by example.

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