Top Management Tips


    Managing Employees

    You could either have a staff of over a 100K employees or even 500k. Either way, there are strategies you can follow to keep things it in line and organize your company to continue to generate profits. If your company is large, then they need to be paid attention to. You can miss all of the warning signs if you begin neglecting them and ignore their specific needs. Employees are essential and it’s important to keep them happy. It’s important to conduct regular staff meetings, give performance reports and check in with employees more often. When they want to talk, listen and practice an open door so they don’t feel swallowed up in moving machine they are a part of, but can’t be heard.

    Continue to give solid and repetitive appraisal reports to your staff. It can boost morale. Implement an appraisal process that fits right with your company. Employees will appreciate this in the end. It’s also crucial to match the right people with the right projects. Not properly doing this can slow down production and can affect the ability to perform tasks by your employees. Make a serious commitment for improvement by providing training classes and educational resources. Give them the best tools possible to get their jobs done. Don’t skimp on upgrades to mechanics, learn about the upcoming technologies on the market. Overworked executive staff and employees can create tension and soon negative attitudes.

    Growth Spurts

    Big companies can experience growth spurts. The best thing you can do is be prepared when it happens. Ask the question of whether you can handle expected and unexpected growth. Do you have the resources that are in line when it does happen?

    Managing Departments and Social Media

    In big businesses you have multiple department, managers, leaders and divisions. It can be a challenge keeping all of them working. Each has to blend together and more importantly, run smoothly. When diving into the world of social media, everything should be on the same page. Big companies using social media can follow a few steps. One leader should be handling the account solely and know enough about the platform to make the company stand out. They manage the teams, full operations and set social media polices. If a large company uses social media, conduct a check in on what is happening. It’s not uncommon to get rogue pages trolling your content and possibly sabotaging your company’s reputation.

    In big a company it’s a good idea to build teams. Give objectives staff can follow and be successful at achieving. Relationship building is essential and a part of the fabric of building teams in the first place. Delegation is a good thing. Pass along tasks to capable employees that can do the job efficiently and adequately. Passing down duties can eliminate pressure on executive staff and give lower level employees a chance to prove themselves. Overall, it creates a good culture and keeps things on track to making profits within your desired industry.

    Check out this piece on The Australian for fascinating insight into top level management – Peter Lowy on a High.