We all know output is the product of our efforts in manufacturing or creating something new. Sometimes teams work in harmony but not always. Even the best of teams may start out cohesive but once pressures mount as things go wrong or a deadline approaches too quickly, an attitude develops. Max Impact, a leadership development expert, calls this "out-pout".
During the Detroit auto industry’s struggles of the 2007-2008 era workers at General Motors and Chrysler awoke each day to hear news stories alleging their work was inferior, the UAW and or management had destroyed the two great companies, and they deserved to be bankrupt or entirely dissolved.
At the same time Ford employees heard their company was still viable and had great prospects for a profitable future. Obviously this affected the output. Negative work environments cannot help but hurt productivity and, in some cases, quality.
Out-pout can quickly become happier output by rewarding the staff that worked on it. Here are several low- or Special parking places for a period of time
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