With all the recent focus on leadership best practices, companies to this day are still struggling to retain their top talent. When employees who are deeply embedded within the social system of a company leave, their departure can be costly and troublesome to the company. It is often said that employees don’t leave companies; they leave bosses. But how accurate is that claim?
Let’s take a look at the latest Akhtaboot infographic which evaluates employees’ loyalty to their organization in the MENA region.
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One of the main concerns employers have nowadays is how to motivate and stimulate their employees as employee motivation affects one’s happiness and creativity at the workplace and therefore affects the company’s retention rates and productivity. Akhtaboot surveyed job seekers from all over the MENA region in order to evaluate Employee Motivation in terms of: pay raise, promotions, public recognition, the relationship they have with their direct managers, ownership and personal growth.
Take a look at the infographic below for some interesting facts on Employee Motivation in the MENA region from Akhtaboot.
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Handling overly competitive attitude in the workplace
On a day-to-day level, maintaining a professional relationship with your colleagues while keeping in mind that they have different working styles is essential to creating a productive environment. However, sometimes overly competitive attitude can make this difficult to achieve and can create disagreements in the workplace. Workplace competition has both advantages and disadvantages. By only highlighting the downside of it, you overlook the potential benefits such as increasing innovation, creativity and motivation. On the other hand, it’s clear that too much competitiveness can be exhausting and intimidating, pushing those who are less competitive to the side, can eventually result in bad office politics.... Read More ...