Low morale can permeate your culture, hindering collaboration and hurting customer service.
Don’t blame the hiring process nor any individual employee for sagging morale; the buck stops with company leaders. They, after all, create the work environment through their attitudes, policies and even biases.
A high-morale environment is built on trust, respect, autonomy and recognition.
Before exploring the fixes, let’s look at several causes of low morale:
Here are seven ways to fix low morale:
1. Practice transparency. Don’t pretend morale isn’t low. Employees will respect your honesty, and you can work together to fix the issue.