Another popular structured approach that can help the manager of the reputation management company to reach their goals is called management by objectives. Management by objectives also clearly delineates what everyone should be doing and how these actions benefit the organization in the end.

This helps them focus on reachable goals and to achieve the best results based on the organizations resources. Management by objective also helps motivate the employees in the company by aligning their objectives with the goals of the organization performance. There are many different principals when it comes to management by objectives including a series of related organizational goals and objectives, participative decision making, specific objectives for each person, a set time period to accomplish these goals, a series of related organizational goals and objectives and the performance evaluation and feedback. It is important for all of management to use management by objective so that they can establish goals and stick with them overtime. It is important to also establish these goals and communicate them clearly to everybody in the organization so that everyone is on track and can contribute properly.

Manager’s Attitudes and Motivation

The attitudes that managers display toward employees also influence workers motivation. There are two assumptions managers make about employees and these affect management styles according to the psychologist Douglas McGregor. There is theory X which assumes that employees dislike work and try to avoid it whenever possible, so management must coerce them to do their jobs and the money and job security are motivators and are lower order needs. Theory Y assumes that the typical person actually likes to work and will seek and accept greater responsibility and self control and self direction are motivators for employees and these are in the higher order needs. Both theory X and theory Y focus on the assumptions of managers. Theory Z are the views worker involvement as key to increased productivity for the company and improved quality of work life for employees.