Ch 2: Elements of Strong Manager & Employee Relationships

About This Chapter

In order to build quality relationships with employees, managers should know the characteristics of a strong business relationship. This chapter focuses specifically on the elements of strong relationships between managers and employees.

Elements of Strong Manager & Employee Relationships - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter can help your managers recognize the actions they can take to ensure they develop quality relationships with their employees. Managers will learn about the following:

  • The meaning and advantages of an open-door policy
  • Ways that humility can help build relationships with employees
  • How to treat employees with respect and actively support their actions
  • Tips for creating opportunities for growth and recognizing employee efforts

The lessons offer an in-depth overview of the elements of strong manager and employee relationships, and the self-assessment quizzes can ensure your managers fully comprehend concepts covered. A practice exam is also available to gauge managers' comprehension of the entire chapter.

How It Helps

  • Builds manager-employee trust: A manager's willingness to maintain open communication, support employees and treat them with respect helps to build much-needed trust between managers and employees.
  • Enhances employee performance: The lessons help your managers encourage employees to become more creative and productive, enhancing employees' overall performance.
  • Improves corporate culture: Helping your managers build quality relationships with their employees enhances relationships throughout the workplace, which can improve your overall corporate culture.

Skills Covered

After completing the lessons in this chapter, managers will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of being available to employees with an open-door policy
  • Describe what it means to showcase humility when building relationships with employees
  • Provide examples of ways to treat employees with respect
  • Outline ways to stand behind employees and show them support
  • Detail strategies for creating growth opportunities for employees
  • Describe ways to recognize employees' hard work

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: Elements of Strong Manager & Employee Relationships
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Open Door Policy: Meaning & Advantages

1. Open Door Policy: Meaning & Advantages

Connection. Communication. Interaction. These are all benefits of having a manager with an open door policy. Keep reading to learn what an open door policy is and why it's advantageous.

How Humility Helps You Build Relationships With Employees

2. How Humility Helps You Build Relationships With Employees

This lesson will teach the importance about being candid about your strengths and weaknesses and how to build relationships with your employees by being a humble leader.

Treating Your Employees With Respect

3. Treating Your Employees With Respect

Being a great leader requires many skills and attributes. One of the most critical is showing respect for your team and setting an example for your employees. This lesson will discuss respect in greater detail.

How to Support & Stand Behind Your Employees

4. How to Support & Stand Behind Your Employees

In this lesson, you will learn how to build supportive working relationships with employees. You will also learn tips for maintaining good practices of communication, understanding needs, and making ethical decisions.

Practical Application: Employee Empowerment Scenarios

5. Practical Application: Employee Empowerment Scenarios

Empowered employees are happy and productive employees. Here, you'll find three hypothetical scenarios where you need to write down your plan for empowering a struggling employee.

Creating Opportunities for Employee Growth

6. Creating Opportunities for Employee Growth

Successful businesses know how important it is for employees to keep learning. In this lesson, we will discuss how you, the manager, can build a constructive relationship with your employees by creating growth opportunities in the workplace.

What Is Employee Recognition? - Ideas & Examples

7. What Is Employee Recognition? - Ideas & Examples

This lesson examines employee recognition and what it means to recognize employees. We'll discuss non-monetary ways to motivate staff without breaking the bank and how even small gestures can increase the overall effectiveness of a manager.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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