by OEA – OAS
There has never been a better or more rewarding time to motivation staff, build strong teams and offer staff Incentives. With the credit crunch hitting an all time high, along with redundancy and unemployment, corporate teams are being restructured and employees are moving department, city and in some cases even country to keep their jobs. Motivation is at an all time low as people watch their friends and colleagues relocated or worse still, be made redundant; it is a very stressful time. The work force is the lifeblood of any company and during these tricky times is fundamental these people are well looked after and encouraged to build a future for themselves and the company. Team building days, team training days and staff incentives can help to build strong teams and restore enthusiasm during the downturn.
During a recession it is essential for companies to become more productive and efficient using less to produce more as productivity is the essence of what makes a business competitive. The best way to do this is by having a well oiled machine i.e. a good team! Team building can cost less than you think and during these very stressful times it is vital and could save money in the long run.
Employee incentive programme are also important as they give the workforce the opportunity to work towards unforgettable experiences, which they would not be able to buy for themselves. Incentive programmes also create the opportunity for a team to really bond, away from the workplace. Away days improve a team’s cohesiveness, giving team members something to laugh, enthuse and reminisce about for a long time to come.
Rewards like this re-enforce the fact that your organisation is excellent to work for. These are some fantastic benefits from a reward for which the employees had to increase performance to win.
In target driven environments teams are undoubtedly brought together more when working towards a shared team prize, than individual financial bonuses. Financial rewards can also be far more expensive for your organisation. Visit Amazing Days Scotland for more info.
Lianne Campbell http://www.amazingdays-scotland.com