Employee Development: Motivate Employee Participation in Professional Development Opportunities and Improve Performance
When companies think of employee development, they often search for training programs, educational seminars, coaching or the latest book that might offer ideas on what employees can do to sharpen skills or strengthen expertise. However, none of these programs will be effective if the organization lacks one critical success factor: individual motivation. An individual has to want to develop himself before any employee training and development program can be successful.
Some say theyre ‘too busy.’ Some say theyre ‘already developed.’ Some blame the boss. Some like burying their heads in the sand, afraid of what they might learn about themselves.
What can you do to help your employees achieve best performance?
Here are some tips to help motivate the seemingly unmotivated and increase your organizations overall performance.
1. Target the highly motivated and strong performers.
All organizations have individuals who are highly motivated. They stand out more easily. ...