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Positive influences on workplace performance

Positive influences on workplace performance | LMA

Knowing what positively influences people’s performance at work provides a basis for creating the right environment – an environment that people want to be part of.

The identification of positive influences on workplace performance has been one of the hallmarks of LMA’s Leadership Employment and Direction (L.E.A.D.) Survey and has provided clear insights to leaders and managers about what motivates their employees to perform more effectively in the workplace.

The results for 2014 for the top positive influences on workplace performance are outlined below:

Q. Looking at the list (of 21 factors), please nominate which five factors you feel have the most positive influence on your/your staff’s performance at work today.

Positive influences on workplace performance now

Employees

2014

Managers

2014

Leaders

2014

Reasonable salary/pay

1

1

4

Being entrusted with responsibility/independence

2

5

5

Interesting/challenging work

=3

8

3

Good relationship with other staff

=3

12

=8

Flexible working arrangements/hours/family friendly

=3

=3

7

Job security

6

=3

10

Receiving good feedback and communication

7

2

1

Having clear objectives/goals set

=8

6

2

By identifying the positive influences on workplace performance and working to fulfil employee expectations, organisations can meet the needs of their people and improve performance. More than that, they can build engagement, improve staff satisfaction, reduce turnover and create better outcomes and success through people.

Click here to contribute to Australasia’s most authoritative survey of workplace issues and their effect on management and employees, the L.E.A.D. Survey.