9 Steps to Making your New Staff Members feel Part of the Team

Begin the familiarization Instigate procedure that will enable new staff members to become familiar with important features of the organization and its administration. For example, newcomers should: undertake a guided tour of the company, particularly those areas with which they will have most contact, such as the administration area, storeroom, staff facilities, reprographics room. meet […]

9 Steps to Develop a Strategic Plan

Establish rapport and outline the program Get the group together, welcome participants, engage them in activities to build trust and confident with fellow participants, then introduce the program outline (which follows), detailing areas to be covered with time estimates. Invite participant’s comments, offer explanations, and make additions or deletions as necessary.   Articulate a vision […]

8 Ways to Developing Staff Cohesiveness

Be aware of the features of a cohesive team What are the characteristics of a team you are striving to establish? According to Douglas McGregor, the ideal team displays these features: The atmosphere is informal, comfortable, and relaxed. Everyone participates in discussions. Members listen to each other. Every idea is given an adequate airing. The […]

9 detailed phases in Planning

Basic Overview of Typical Phases in Planning Whether the system is an organization, department, business, project, etc., the basic planning process typically includes similar nature of activities carried out in similar sequence. The phases are carried out carefully or — in some cases — intuitively, for example, when planning a very small, straightforward effort. The […]

5 STEP CONFLICT RESOLUTION APPROACH

There are five steps to managing conflict. These steps are: Analyse the conflict Determine management strategy Pre-negotiation Negotiation Post-negotiation Step 1: Analyze the conflict. The first step in managing conflict is to analyse the nature and type of conflict. To do this, you’ll find it helpful to ask questions. Answers may come from your own […]