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As well as the advice below, also see the ‘Leadership Tips–People’ section for more useful information.
People Management Practical Tips: Summary...
People Management Conclusion
It is often said people are the most important part of any business. Most would argue this is true. For engineering, technology and manufacturing businesses the knowledge, expertise and experience tied up in their employees is everything. The skills shortage in manufacturing industry and the detrimental impact this has had for many, illustrate how true this is. Effective people management techniques illustrate the best way of getting the most out of your employees. What’s more, it is possible to bring out untapped potential inherent in most, if not all employees.
Benefits are numerous. Employees feel recognised, gain greater skills, are more employable and are better motivated. For the business, productivity gets a boost, enabling you to do more for less. Improvements in quality are matched by reductions in lead-times. Moreover, there is a direct link between greater employee engagement and increased profitability. Effective people management represents the classic ‘win-win’.
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