It’s not enough to have individually talented employees working for your company. You need to have a team that can work efficiently together! In fact, 33% of HR professionals report that poor team collaboration can decrease employee morale. Low morale leads to less productivity which negatively impacts your entire business.
A high-performing work team should always be the goal. Your team should be innovative, have problem-solving skills, and display impeccable communication and collaboration with one another for ultimate personal and company success.
Here are a few ways to build a high-performance work team within your organization!
Set Measurable Goals
It’s important to set clear and measurable goals for your team. Team members will feel motivated, energized, and more creative when they have common goals to achieve. Having something to work towards allows people to accomplish more in less time, which is one of the main attributes of a high-performance team.
Consider implementing rewards and recognition for effective performance, like incentive travel trips! Incentive travel is a great way to boost employee morale and gives your team something to look forward to after all their hard work.
Give Workers Decision-Making Authority
Often, people work for a company but feel no tie or connection to how the business is running or what will happen if issues arise. Many workers simply do their job and go home, which can lead to poor work performance.
According to an article written in the small business chronicle, “When employees are involved in making decisions, they gain a professional and personal stake in the organization and its overall success.” Give your team some decision-making authority and empower them to feel more invested in the business as they work together to make better decisions for the company.
Stress the Importance of Continued Learning
A group of people who feel they have nothing left to learn is doomed for disaster. It’s necessary to stress the importance of continued education and training in the workplace to help build your high-performance team.
Give employees opportunities for growth and reward them for attending conferences and enrolling in special training programs, as they have many benefits for you and your business!
At HPM Associates, we specialize in designing effective incentive programs and organizing productive meetings and training programs that can take your team to a higher level of performance and reward them for their continued hard work. We simplify your planning process so you can focus on the goals of your program and allow us to handle all the details.