How can you maximize a limited budget? Motivating your staff is one way.
Andrew Blumenthal, an IT and thought leader, said according to an article in this month’s Harvard Business Review, managers make four common mistakes. (This article is not available online. To read the article, you must subscribe to the print edition.)
Managers listen to what employees have to say but don’t take the suggestions seriously.
Managers don’t assign clear roles and responsibilities.
Managers waste employees’ time. “There’s nothing more frustrating than having a manager have them spin their wheels on something that will never be used,” Blumenthal said.