Empowering employees means increased productivity, better morale, and less expenses. Increased employee happiness means lower turnover and health care costs.

Helping employees feel accomplished and supported means a better bottom line for your organization. When we cut out the ego and reward competence and teamwork, we all win.

When your employees have these rights at work, they will be at peak health and productivity:

  1. A sense of belonging. Workers should have a right to feel like they are included in an organization and part of a team.
  2. Valued. Workers should have a right to feel like their contributions have worth and importance.
  3. Respected. Workers should have a right to dignity and have their human needs and individual strengths and weaknesses honored.
  4. Healthy. Workers should have a right to feel strong. They should have a right to work in environments that promote well-being.
  5. Accomplished. Workers should have a right to information and resources necessary to do their jobs well so they can feel productive.
  6. Supported. Workers should have a right to feel heard and receive appropriate responses when they voice concerns.
  7. Fairly treated. Workers should have a right to reasonable expectations and similar standards for their colleagues.
  8. Empowered. Workers should have a right to have power and control over their work for confidence and strength.
  9. Part of a greater purpose. Workers should have a right to play a meaningful role in the reason your organization exists.