TITLE

Lessons from a Global Positioning System: Motivating People During Challenging Times

AUTHOR(S)
Biger, Alan S.; Bigger, Linda B.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Executive Housekeeping Today;Apr2009, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips for managers on how to motivate employees during tough economic times. These approaches include listening to the concerns of the employees, setting advocacies for the future and provision of cross-training program. It cites the need of employers and employees to maximize their resources while staying competitive and maintaining or increasing productivity.
ACCESSION #
42842923

 

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