David Sirota, Louis A. Mischkind, and Michael Irwin Meltzer at Harvard Business School has identified why employees lose motivation and morale decline over time. They found out employees are often looking for three key goals at work: Equity, Achievement and Camaraderie. They suggested numbers of practice that can improve those goals:

  • Instill an inspiring purpose
  • Provide recognition
  • Be an expediter for your employees
  • Coach your employees for improvement
  • Communicate fully
  • Face up to poor performance
  • Promote teamwork
  • Listen and involve

Why Your Employees Are Losing Motivation – [HBS Working Knowledge]

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