In order to get the most out of employees, it is vital that they have the right equipment to perform in the job. When employees are held back by absent or poor quality equipment, productivity and efficiency is negatively impacted.
After all, would you expect Picasso to paint a masterpiece without a paintbrush?
53% of employees report having sufficient resources at work
Best practices: Providing the necessary resources
For those employees that regularly need new equipment, encourage them to think in a business mindset. In thinking more in entrepreneurial terms and by clearly rationalising the added value of a new investment, there is a higher chance money will be made available.
Take the time to clearly explain why certain investments cannot be made. When employees are given timely explanations, their level of frustration often decreases.