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How Do You Reinforce Team Spirit? by Jennifer Calhoun

publication date: Feb 11, 2014
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author/source: Jennifer Calhoun, MBA CHE CHA Founding Associate, HospitalityEducators.com
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How Do You Reinforce Team Spirit?

Motivated employees who share similar goals will contribute their best.

Keep these  ideas in mind in order to reinforce team spirit.

  • Encourage people to interact outside the work environment, i.e., dinners or sports  events.
  • Put employees at ease by holding informal gatherings at your home.
  •  Assign a buddy for new employees to help them during orientation.
  • Avoid creating hierarchy by assigning perks such as more office space and free parking.

Ultimately, your employee motivation strategies can be built into a sound human resources plan. You can measure your success by evaluating and measuring what strategies have been successful.

Indicators include:

  • reduced turnover rates
  • increased guest satisfaction (less complaints and more complements)
  • improved guest/customerservice
  • improved employee satisfaction and improved morale
  • increased profits
  • reduction in cost.
Jennifer Calhoun MBA, CHE|  PhD Candidate, Auburn University 2012


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