Four Organizational Mistakes That Can Hamper Your Operational Efficiency

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While recent technological advances and innovative management techniques have helped make businesses more efficient than ever before, the improper application of these new technologies and techniques can be more of a hindrance than a help.

As this recent Harvard Business Review article points out, more than a few otherwise competent leaders are undercutting their businesses’ operational efficiency by making a few key organizational missteps.

The first mistake mentioned is forcing your employees to be too connected to their company email. While the rise of email has made it incredibly easy to send crucial information out to your entire team, fostering an environment wherein your employees believe that they must be constantly on the lookout for new emails and they need to drop everything to respond when they get a new one is a real problem.

There’s just no way for your employees to reach their optimal efficiency if they have to stop what they’re doing several times a day to respond to questions. To avoid falling into this trap, it’s recommended that you establish an email policy wherein nonessential emails be responded to in a timely manner but not an instantaneously.

Click the link below to learn more organizational mistakes that are having a significant negative impact on your company’s operational efficiency.

Read the full article here: https://hbr.org/2016/05/4-organizational-mistakes-that-plague-modern-knowledge-workers

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