How to maintain strong employee morale during these tough times?

How to maintain strong employee morale during these tough times?

  • 14 May 2020
  • By Our Subject Matter Experts
Optimal Motivation, employee morale

Building up morale during these unprecedented times has become crucial. Without proper guidance and appreciation employees cannot perform well. Organizations must plan out online training sessions and fun activities for the employees. This can be the best way to indulge them to remain connected and uplifted. There are other ways by which employees can remain occupied. Let us ponder upon them:

  • Keep communication open

Keeping communication flowing in the right direction can do wonders. Communication is the ultimate key that can help an employee to sustain longer. It can help in settling problems and help work to continue at a smoother pace. So, having clear communication and word of appreciation can go a long way.

  • Remind that they are valued

A token of appreciation for work or any good out-of-the-box idea can help in retaining the confidence of an employee. Appreciation can take employees’ performance to another level, so building up confidence can be one of the ways.

  • Emphasize doing something fun

Some changes with respect to employee engagement can be the best way to retain them. As we all are working remotely, emphasizing fun activities can be of help. Organizing weekly online training and quizzes can also help the employees to learn and grow more.

  • Work on team-building

During these challenging times, it becomes difficult to manage teams effectively. There are mental and physical stresses. Leaders should invest time in ways to build unity among the team members. This can help in keeping goals aligned and teams motivated.

Motivation and Increased employee morale can change people's ability to work and perform. It can help the organization touch the new possibilities. Teamwork and coordination of the leaders together make it possible to sustain the change. It is the responsibility of leaders to help their employees to sustain through the change.

Optimally motivated employees in an organization are 3X MORE SATISFIED with their jobs, 3X MORE CREATIVE, and 10X MORE ENGAGED. *

The right motivation fuels engagement!

Optimal Motivation® Training by Blanchard India can help employees to work efficiently with positivity. They can perform well with high morale and lead the change effectively.