Employee Interest in Professional Certification

Subject: Employee Management
Pages: 4
Words: 193
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Study level: College

Introduction. Connections between Professional Certifications and Employee Motivation

  1. Connections demonstrate to them that managers share their drive to be the best;
  2. People like to work for companies that are involved in their professional development;
  3. Workers will also experience recognized and appreciated by the organization;
  4. Certified personnel learns the value of conforming to particular professional standards;
  5. People can depend on the team’s capacity to satisfy industry criteria;
  6. Certifications better train employees to deal with daily issues;
  7. Certified personnel frequently perform more effectively than uncertified coworkers.

Examples of Professional Certifications

  • Human Resources Certifications (PHR);
  • Project Management Certifications (PMP);
  • Sales Certifications (Sandler Training);
  • Google Certifications (Publisher, Analytics, AdWords, etc.)

Functions Approach

  1. Management functions are a systematic approach to achieving things;
  2. The four management functions are planning, organizing, leading, and controlling;
  3. Administrators must motivate personnel to work toward the strategy and keep everything under control.

Management functions involve 4 basic activities:

  • Planning: Determining courses of action;
  • Organizing: Coordinating activities and resources;
  • Leading: Managing, motivating and directing people;
  • Controlling: Monitoring and evaluating activities.
  • the impact of a happy employee
  • Workers that are pleased are more motivated;
  • A healthy work environment fosters employee connections;
  • Empowered workers have increased performance.


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