The Project Management Tool is not an Employee Monitoring Software
It can be difficult to accept change, especially if your team doesn’t know the benefits. It can be difficult to accept change, especially if your team isn’t familiar with the benefits. They are only skimming through the tasks and don’t give any feedback. However, this doesn’t mean that they aren’t doing their job. This is simply a sign that the technology isn’t being used and that your team is resisting it. It doesn’t mean that there’s a rebellion, but it does indicate that they are putting off the new technology. After having a discussion with your team you realized that they had misunderstood themselves into believing that all their activities would be under the supervision of senior staff. They see it as something that will not help them streamline their processes or improve communication. They see it as something that will disrupt their workflow and violate their privacy.
It doesn’t matter how much you believe that project management tools will add value to your team. There are still people on your team who don’t agree with your views. Introduce project management tools to your employees to bring the idea closer to them. You can show them how it works by creating a tutorial, a presentation, or a simple demo. You will guide them through each step and help them understand that project management tools are not designed to monitor them. It is important to explain to your employees that they will improve their organizational skills and communicate more easily by participating in the project management tool. However, it may take some time for them to buy into it. It’s best to give them a three month trial period to see if it makes a difference. They will be able give a realistic assessment of the tool after three months and be able to identify any issues. Here are some issues that could bother your team. Problem 1: Your employees resist project management tools because they fear being under the scrutiny of senior management. They don’t like the idea of being under constant pressure to produce during all eight hours of work. They don’t like the idea of someone constantly monitoring their performance. You shouldn’t be a stalker on your team’s work, but let them feel in control of their own work. It is important to help them focus on how much time they spend on each task. This will give them a better understanding of how much time they spend on each task. After three months, have short one-on-one meetings with the team to get their opinions about how long it takes to complete each task. Problem 2: Your team is too busy.