The big four
The most important factors contributing to employee involvement are:
1.development - employees need to feel that they are developing and learning new things,
2.respect - for employees, their work or ideas,
3.confidence - in the management staff,
4. sense of security as to the professional future.
The desire of managers to shape such an attitude is proof of the growing awareness that it is precisely energetic, motivated and enthusiastic employees that are an important source of creating the company's value. It is thanks to them that it is possible to gain a competitive advantage. As D. Sanders said: "the innovative approach of managers is based on releasing positive energy in employees, which enables the achievement of results of a completely new quality". It should also be remembered that the company itself can also become a strong incentive. How it is perceived, whether it is managed, can increase or decrease employee motivation. If the company is well managed and has a good image, the employees are satisfied, which positively influences their involvement in the development of the company.
Managers influence employee engagement
The Oxygen Project proved that managers' behavior and management style significantly influence the results. On the other hand, the research conducted by the Gallup Institute shows that the ability to build relationships and support the employee's development are extremely important among the most important managerial competences. Team building to create a positive culture where people feel valued in the workplace is virtually impossible if the leadership team does not set a good example. Therefore, it is in the management structures that team building activities should be carefully planned. Often, management has a great idea and tries to sell it to employees for the benefit of the company. Meanwhile, people will not get excited about it, even if they are enthusiastic about their work. A good leader focuses on skills the acquisition of which will directly benefit the employee. Yes, to provide intense stimulation and motivation as part of a broader development program for all teams in the company.