Not every method for increasing productivity involves micromanaging the time spent on each task. Nicole Fallon discusses at Fox Business four unconventional ways to get more work done.
Aside from Giving Everyone a Raise
General stress levels can be reduced through family-care programs. But more specific to the work environment, providing flexible work hours can demonstrate your trust in employees and make them feel better about working. As long as the work gets done well and on time, nothing else really matters. Likewise, encourage breaks, celebrate birthdays, and do any other sort of event that relieves the pressure of work. And finally, demonstrate leadership. Praise people for the work they do, and it will make them feel that much better about doing that work. To learn more, you can read Fallon’s full article here: http://smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com/legal-hr/2013/12/16/4-unconventional-ways-to-increase-employee-productivity/