Management is 'critical' to employee happiness


Management is 'critical' to employee happiness
Managers are crucial to how an employee can feel about the job as a whole, an expert has said.

The deputy general secretary at the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Frances O'Grady, has spoken out about the importance of line managers, Personnel Today reports.

Speaking at a conference last month, Ms O'Grady said: "It's all very well getting buy-in for change at the top of an organisation, but that counts for nothing unless those on the front line are tooled up to deliver it.

"People's relationships with their own line managers are critical to how they feel about the job as a whole."

She added that managers must ensure that all members of staff are progressing and moving forward in their career.

Yesterday, the TUC warned that 2008 looks to be a year yielding an uncertain economic future, although businesses are remaining optimistic about the employment market in the coming months.

Related categories: Management / Business.

Bookmark with:
Bookmark with: Digg Digg Bookmark with: Delicious Bookmark with: Reddit Reddit Bookmark with: StumbleUpon StumbleUpon Bookmark with: Google Google Bookmark with: Technorati Technorati Bookmark with: Netvouz Netvouz

See also:

Latest News:

Search News
News Front Page
Accountancy / Tax
Advertising / PR
Armed Forces
Aviation / Aerospace
Banking / Finance
Charities / Voluntary
Childcare / Youth
Construction / Property
Customer Services
Education / Training / Teaching
Emergency Services
Engineering / Electronics
Entertainment / TV / Theatre
Graduate Roles
HR / Recruitment
Health / Beauty
Hotel / Catering / Restaurants
IT / Internet
Insurance / Pensions
International / Overseas
Management / Business
Manufacturing / Industry
Media / New Media / Creative
Medical / Healthcare
Pharmaceutical Industry
Public Sector
Retail / Wholesale
Sales / Purchasing / Marketing
Science / Technology
Secretarial / PA / Admin
Skilled / Semi-skilled Manual
Transport / Logistics
Travel / Tourism / Leisure