Simply, a business cannot operate or succeed without its employees. Beyond just their work contributions, employees handle all the day-to-day aspects of your business in ways that you may only be partially aware of. Whether they are contending with errors in shipping orders or dealing with common customer complaints, the reality is that there are constant issues within your business that you probably don’t, but probably should, know about. But, alas, human nature sometimes clashes with business interests. Fears of backlash and retaliation from other people inside your company, or employees feeling their suggestions will just go unheard can stop your employees from speaking freely, providing feedback and sharing important information that you and your management team need to hear.
In this article, we’ll take a look at how your business can create an open feedback network, so your business can grow and improve.
First let’s look at 3 factors that can be impacting your ability to gather valuable feedback:
While this may seem like an uphill struggle, there’s plenty of strategies you can implement in your business. Let’s take a look at some examples:
As you can see, this is just scratching the surface of what’s available to you as employer to ferret out how your business really runs.
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