How can employers create a motivating workplace? We take a look at some of the factors that can cause demotivation, with tips to build a happy and motivated team.
A lack of motivation can be caused by many factors, including:
Look out for any changes in behaviour or attitude – as a manager, building a strong relationship with your employees will help you to spot when something isn’t quite right.
Some tell-tale signs that an employee has become demotivated include:
As well as the impact on an individual’s productivity, a demotivated employee can also affect the overall team, creating a negative atmosphere. Additionally, with increased absenteeism or lateness at work and a lack of focus on daily tasks, other employees can become stressed when trying to pick up the slack. Over time, this can lead to further demotivation in the team, as colleagues feel overworked and under-appreciated.
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