What factor or factors do you think best motivate employees of a nursing facility to do
their best: wages and benefits, the social environment of the workplace, the work itself,
the satisfaction of helping others, or some other type of reward?
Listening to employees' individual needs and concerns is the first step of motivation to preventing them from straying. Suggestion boxes and regular reviews are a great start, but casual conversations tend to reveal more than formal forums. Asking direct questions is the best way to get answers-a straightforward "How do you like your job?" or "Do you have suggestions?"can reveal what brings satisfaction and discontent.
Management need to reward nurses with increased responsibility when a task ...
Listening to employees' individual needs and concerns is emphasized.