Staff feedback, ideas and forums

Advantages of seeking staff feedback and ideas

Guide

Encouraging your staff to voice their ideas and contribute to finding better ways of doing things can have a positive impact on your business performance.

Business advantages of staff feedback and ideas

The business benefits of encouraging staff feedback, opinions and ideas are:

  • better awareness - you will be more aware of what is going on at every level of your business
  • increased productivity - it helps to increase employee engagement, motivation and productivity
  • business solutions - you may find solutions to business problems that otherwise may not have been established
  • innovation - it encourages effective decision making and drives innovation
  • valued contribution - it helps employees to feel that their contribution to the business is valued
  • staff retention - it encourages employee retention and reduces staff turnover because employees feel more valued and allied to your business and its goals
  • adaptability - improved communication helps with organisational change and cultural change