You can’t manufacture an employee’s positive morale. What you can do is influence components of their daily work environment. Leaders hold the cards to creating a culture in which every individual’s positive contributions are recognized and rewarded.
Gallup has consistently reported that engaged and motivated employees are committed, love their roles and care about what happens to the company they work for. When people feel valued, trust is fostered. When companies create flexible work environments, people feel empowered to lead their own lives and careers. When people are given options, the message they receive is that they are valued. Here are 11 ways you can relay that message without breaking your company’s budget.