Good management, money and free food have all been shown to incentivize small business employees. Which combination should you try in the new year?
The key to unlocking staff motivation has become something of a holy grail for employers. But unless they really understand what makes their people happy, and therefore engaged with their job, it remains tantalisingly out of reach.
Traditional drivers of employee motivation range from cash incentives to less tangible rewards in the form of praise and recognition from the boss for a job well done. Then there are the quirky perks, like bring your dog to work days, creative activities, and social events that could potentially translate into higher levels of motivation.
As to which are the most effective incentives, countless workplace studies have yet to produce a definitive answer. Read full article on The Guardian