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The employees’ contribution is nil and they focus only on the salaries – Solutions from Econstra

Dec 8th, 2018

The employees’ contribution is nil and they focus only on the salaries.

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Allowing pride to cloud judgment can be fatal for any company owner or entrepreneur. There are common roadblocks to successful entrepreneurship and the most common is the attitude of employees who sometimes become sluggish and lose interest in their work. They now only focus on salaries and are least concerned about the company’s performance and progress.

This can be really unnerving for any employer as efficient employees are the backbone of the company. If they perform slothfully; then the company will definitely get a negative impact.

This is a bad situation but definitely a very common one. Once in a lifetime entrepreneurs face this situation. However, instead of losing cool and reacting harmful such as firing the existing staff, corner them, r charge them, the best is to find the reason for such an attitude and find the solution to it.

Well, the most common reason can be lack of motivation.

Performing the daily jig of attending office, doing the same work and having the assurance to get the salary deposited in the account can result in turning the most efficient employee de-motivated. They lose interest and find the job uninteresting and monotonous.

They need the right inspiration to get back to work and it can be done by

  • Communicating
  • Giving them required authority and power
  • Offer incentives on performance
  • Be an example
  • Offer opportunities
  • Give your employees a purpose to perform

Moving ahead and growing is everyone’s preference and doing the same while getting paid is a lucrative offer. The entrepreneur along with the packages and incentives need to motivate the employees to avoid these unpleasant situations. It's important that employees should definitely understand the bigger picture and can see how what they are doing at the moment will eventually contribute to an end goal.

This will connect them to the company directly and keep them moving.