During this time of economic uncertainty and the likely increase of tax and expense burden on businesses mandated by changes in law, executives are seeking even greater productivity from the workforce in order to maintain bottom-line profitability or even survival. There is a generations-long history of companies achieving progressively greater productivity. Nevertheless, business leaders are seeking new ways to continue this trend.
Many writers have described a wide variety of ways to squeeze the nth degree of output from individuals of all job descriptions. A range of consultants will happily charge tidy sums for 1-day or 2-day workshops on the subject. There is another way, one that costs very little, if anything, and enjoys a high payback. The prerequisite is that an executive needs confident and effective managers and leaders to realize this productivity increase.