What Does Employee Turnover Say About Your Management Style?

There exists a myriad of reasons why someone would leave a job, and most of them are out of a manager’s control. They can leave for more money. Well, there’s only so much in your budget. They can leave for family reason or to go back to school. Neither of those have anything to do with you. But there are departures that could have been prevented. Quirks in your management style might push certain employees out the door. If the effect gets pervasive enough, it can contribute to high turnover and lower productivity. Here are some of the flavors of… Read more »

Is Your Management Style Holding Your Team Back?

How you interact with your team can have a significant impact on productivity. You can motivate. You can inspire. You can foster efficiency and good spirits. Or things can go the other way. You can hinder production, foment bad feelings and provide an unnecessary and unwelcome distraction. The problem: You can’t always tell which is happening in the moment. Obviously, your goal is to create the best environment possible to run your business. But how can you correct course if you see things aren’t clicking? What can you do to improve your management style? Types of Management Depending on who… Read more »