It has been observed that whenever a boss tries to have feedback from his staff member then his staff always replies like he knows everything and skips to give his precious feedback which can be necessity for the progress of on going project. The communication between the staff member and the team leader is really needed for healthy working environment and growth of company.
I am enlisting few solutions which can help a team leader to communicate with his staff member and eradicate this barrier of communication gap.
Find the reason
You should first try to find that why your colleague is behaving like this, there should a particular reason or can be a personal problem associated with it. He also can be upset if he was not provided promotion or annual hike on time as per company human resource policy. If your junior wants to tell you something but he can not express due to nervousness then being an responsible team leader you have to understand his on going condition and attitude towards his work.
Being a responsible team leader or a boss you can not neglect your manpower and you have to get attach with your junior in such exceptional cases. Besides, this you are also needed to give him professional freedom in work place for some extent. After analyzing his problems and queries finally you can come on a result that what is making him distracted towards his work and professional life. You should not disclose his problem publicly in office and should avoid making it like a gossip material for other staff members.
Give a good feedback
Some times you are needed to give a good feedback to your junior whenever he finishes his work on time with full dedication and good quality. If he commits any mistake and it is needed to get corrected then this feedback can play as good catalyst for letting him work again with full concentration. If you start over reacting on his performance without analyzing it then your staff members will get scared inside and will feel depressed while working for important project. He can also start to avoid you or display inappropriate behavior while working in work place.
Analysis of job done
You should analyze your junior's work on the basis of productivity which is combination of both quality and quantity. Professional attitude should be maintained while analyzing his project report and a proper feedback must be given to the respective team member.Your suggestions should not fluctuate with actual work or project and let your team member know how good or bad performance he has shown honestly.
Counseling is important
Many companies conduct structured programs for employee welfare for mattering and counseling purposes. During these types of program an individual employee is trained on professional background for best office attitude and behavior towards his senior or team leader. He is also learns some technical skills by trainers so that he can finish his work on time with good quality.
Sometimes recreation events are needed to be conduct with your staff members for making the working environment healthy and interesting. You promote those recreation programs which increases knowledge and aptitude and you should also participate with your staff members. It will act as good communication channel and your staff will not feel nervous or scared in front of you, he will feel more confident while facing you in meetings or giving you presentation of his project report.
Though professionals can adjust themselves with experience and time for working in office environment still team leaders are needed to maintain good channel of communication and attitude towards his staff members for the growth of company's benefits. Lastly, a good manpower of team leaders and staff members is the basic pillar for any progressive company dealing in any sector.
The relationship between the boss and the management should be a cordial one which amount to business or organizational growth. It is important to note that without due unity and cooperations of all (boss and the other management team) the organization can never grow. Where unity is lacking, there will always be crisis.