Creating a harmonious workplace
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The key to creating a harmonious workplace is having strong and effective leadership. Attitudes and behaviours that are projected by senior members of staff filter down to the employees – so it’s important that positivity and co-operation are prominent within the workplace.
Portraying a sense of confidence and experience in the leadership approach is important in gaining trust and respect from the team, ultimately prompting a shift in attitude – if necessary.
Effective communication is a must in the workplace, since it boosts productivity, and encourages employees to express any concerns. It’s also essential to maintain a positive attitude; remaining calm and tenacious around the rest of the team ensures that they, too, remain positive. Although small teams can be intense, the employees within them create a close-knit community where more time can be spent sharing problems and solving issues.
Particularly within SMEs, it’s important that leaders continue learning about leadership skills since problems can arise when small businesses eventually grow.
Our owner, Kirsten Cluer, advises on the importance of effective leadership within the workplace in her contribution to this month’s online article. Click here to read the full version.