Micro-communication tools and open feedback channels are helping to foster more constructive dialogue.
Business tools are now available that empower workers, create forums for a more democratic workplace and enable smarter management through workplace sentiment analysis. Ideas like anonymous ‘suggestion’ boxes and systems that allow co-workers to give each other public ‘kudos’ can be employed by companies to create more enjoyable and constructive work environments.
- Timely messages and course corrections help resolve issues as they happen, avoiding the compounding of problems.
- By creating transparency around worker sentiment and culture, managers can easily resolve issues and share information to keep up morale and clear up any confusion.
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