What Your Employees Need from You
An employer-employee or manager-employee relationship involves a lot of give-and-take. If the relationship is completely one sided, it’s not going to work. A manager who must constantly make concessions to a disgruntled, complaining employee will soon tire of having to provide special treatment and will send the employee packing.
On the other hand, employees certainly won’t respond well to, or strive to be as productive as possible for, a manager who isn’t willing to consider their circumstances and needs or to meet them halfway on issues that matter.
More than anything, your employees need contact with you. They need to hear from you and know that you’re accessible when they need you. They need effective ...