4 Ways to Organize your Team for Success

Keeping your team well-organized is crucial for the success of your company. This is because in order for your team to function optimally, everyone has to work together in a coordinated, and cohesive manner.

Disorganization on the part of the team leaders can quickly lead to a less effective team. So, here are some great tips for how to keep your team organized for success.

1. Assign tasks thoughtfully

When a new task comes up, you do not just want to throw it to people randomly. Instead, you want to make sure that you assign it to the right people, and at the right time. Also, you have to make sure that you do not put too many people on one task, or accidentally assign the same task twice. So, make sure that you are thoughtful when you assign your tasks.

2. Employee schedule maker

Using an employee schedule maker, such as the Ximble app, can help you to create employee schedules, approve or deny shift, shift swap, and time off requests, and even track employee work hours, all from the convenience of your mobile device. Using employee schedule makers can be extremely helpful when it comes to keeping your teams organized for success.

3. Listen to feedback from your employees

Because employees will be following your instructions, and performing various tasks every business day, they may come up with great strategies to improve efficiency. After all, they spend long hours working in their positions, and good ideas often come when enough time is put in. So, if one of your employees comes to you with an idea for how to improve efficiency or organization, then you should listen to him or her and investigate the idea. If the idea is sound, then you can reward the employee with a bonus.

4. Hold people accountable

If you do not hold people accountable for their responsibilities, then your team is unlikely to stay at an optimal level of organization. This is true for task responsibilities as well as for punctuality. For example, if one employee sees another showing up late, and not having any negative consequences, then that employee may also choose to show up late. You want to prevent this from happening by holding your employees accountable.

Conclusion

In order for your company to be as successful as possible, you need to keep your team extremely organized. If you fail to do this, you will not be able to run your company in a way that optimizes efficiency. Following the advice in this article can help your company to obtain optimal organization, and hopefully also, optimal success!

June 10, 2017 07:00 am

Karin Jakovljevic

About the author

Karin Jakovljevic

Karin Jakovljevic is the head of marketing at Ximble, a powerful, cloud-based workforce management system, simplifying employee scheduling and time tracking for retailers, restaurants and small businesses.

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