4 Ways to Increase Employee Commitment Using Digital Signage

Commitment has become a major management concern. Research tells us that a committed employee performs better and is 43% more productive and is 87% less likely to quit his or her job.

Sadly, many employees show up at work day after day without any real motivation.  Here we are introducing you 5 tips how to use digital sigange to incease employees’ commitment.

1. Show gratitude

It’s really important to communicate with employees, in order to recognize their good deeds. Statistics say that 77% of all employees would be willing to work more if they were shown more gratitude, but only 24% are satisfied with the level of gratitude they receive.

So how to show gratitude with digital signage? Here are a few examples:

  • Highlight important events, a new record, for example;
  • Display encouraging words;
  • Highlight social, sports, or community involvement;
  • Highlight when objectives are reached;
  • Highlight promotions and years of service.

Along with the simple act of showing gratitude around a workplace, digital signage also lets you show your employees that gratitude quickly. As soon as the good deed is accomplished, it is possible to communicate congratulations. You don’t have to wait for the next newsletter. The next big staff meeting. Digital signage lets you communicate with the right people at the right time.

2. Develop a sense of belonging

Teamwork is a good way to get employees to commit to their job. It’s a way to develop a sense of belonging, not only towards the company, but also towards colleagues.

Digital signage is a good tool for sharing information about employees in order to get to know the people with whom we work, and therefore form bonds more easily. For instance, you can display employee birthdays, congratulations for some type of victories, invitations to events and more.

3. Democratize information

A well-informed employee who is aware of the objectives and challenges of his or her business is more likely to be motivated to help the organization (and colleagues) to reach and surpass their goals. Research is showing only 40% of employees are aware of the goals and objectives of their company.

How do you democratize information? Through downward communication. In other words, ensuring that messages from the top management reach the ears of employees in the field. Often, company goals and policies that are well known to management are unknown to factory workers.

Digital signage can be an effective solution for avoiding this type of problem. It has the advantages of capturing people’s attention and of adapting the message in real time. Thus, this technology allows easy downward communication of pertinent business information such as:

  • Objectives;
  • Explanations of procedures;
  • Progress reports on projects;
  • Reasons for recent changes.

In short, digital signage fosters the emergence of a collaboration culture. We share and adapt information to get everyone working towards the same goal.

4. Repeat, repeat, repeat

There are no secrets to internal communication. Often, for the message to be understood, it must be repeated. You have now been reading this article for a few minutes, but tomorrow, you may have forgotten all about it. Hence the importance of repeating a message in order to ensure that it is well understood.

Compared to other medias, digital signage lets you repeat messages easily, effectively, and for a low cost.

No need to have a supervisor on the floor repeating the same things over and over. It is also a media that turns out to be much more effective than traditional posters, bulletin boards, or internal journals, since it is much more dynamic and visually appealing.

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