26 Sep Why you should focus on your employees’ well-being?
Managing a team and your employees requires to be able to face challenges: You have to focus on your company’s goals and performances and at the same time, you have to be ready to deal with your employees whose performances depends a lot on their well-being at work.
What is “employees’ well-being”?
“Employees’ well-being” means that your employees feel good on four main points in their work environment:
on a psychological aspect, on a physical aspect, on the social aspect and in their environment.
1) Psychological well-being
It means your employees’ stress level at work is low. Going to work is not a pressure every day and they are way more disposed to learn new skills and take some initiatives.
2) Physical well-being
It means that your employees are in good shape. They are not too tired and their work doesn’t affect their lifestyle.
3) Social well-being
It means that the atmosphere at work is good. The employees have a trustful and positive relationship with their colleagues and managers.
4) Environment well-being
It means that how the office is laid out will improve a lot the well-being of the employees in their work environment. We may not think about it but the light, the temperature, the comfort or the air quality can affect the employees’ well-being in both positive and negative aspects.
How to improve your employees’ well-being?
There are many ways to improve your employees’ well-being at work. As a CEO or a manager, you have to find the right balance between your company’s performances goals and the fact that your employees are human-being and of course, not robots. Fortunately, it is possible to have great performances, a successful company and happy workers.
In this case you have to be a very good listener to understand what your employees need and want.
They may have issues at work but also in their personal lives which can also affect their performances at work.
Focusing on building a good atmosphere and good relationships between people will improve a lot their well-being and productivity.
You can try to upgrade the facilities, or offer them to take part in some team building activities.
The choices are all yours and you can be sure they will appreciate it.
- Why will it boost your company’s performances?
It may seem logical but sometimes we tend to forget that it plays a big part in the company’s success.
When the workers feel good in their work environment, they are ready to be really invested in their job. They want to learn, they are more autonomous and take a lot more initiatives.
The more your workers care about their job’s performances, the more successful the company will be.
That is LSL Management Tip, thanks for reading and be sure to check the other management tips on our blog for LEARN. SUCCEED. LEAD.