What is the The Job Relations Inventory (JRI)?
The Job Relations Inventory (JRI) is an instrument aimed at enhancing an organization’s culture and maximizing results.
- The outcomes of implementing the JRI process
- Increased Employee Motivation and Effectiveness
- Enhanced Individual Manager Skills
- Improved Employee-Manager Relationships
Whether used for an individual manager or for an entire organization, the JRI provides data from two perspectives.
The JRI Measures How Motivated Employees are
- What employees work for and to what degree they are receiving it
- How they feel about their work effectiveness
- How satisfied employees are with their jobs
- How employees feel about the equity they have with their manager and the organization
The JRI Measures How Effective the Manager is
- As a communicator (communication style)
- Regarding the core managerial strategies
- In developing and sustaining positive relationships with employees
- As a coach and mentor of employees
An Instrument for Results
Step #1: Data is collected from all the direct reports
Step #2: Results of the Inventory are shared with the management team (composite report) and the individual managers (personal reports)
Step #3: Individual managers receive private coaching to interpret their data and create a successful action plan
Step #4: Processes are developed to ensure that the action plans are implemented and, through the JRI measurements, improvement is achieved.
- Creating a positive climate
- Setting specific, realistic goals and expectations
- Being available
- Creating trust
- Keeping employees informed
- Getting employees involved
- Providing new and spontaneous rewards
- Keeping the channels of communication open
- Providing positive feedback
- Effectively pointing out areas in which employees can improve
- Avoiding negative personal criticism