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What are some good ideas to make a fast food restaurant a fun place to work?

Hi I'm a restaurant manager and my crew is mainly high school students and some LEGAL immigrants.I always thank them for specific things they do well, try to help them when they are buried in work and try to listen and address any concerns they have.But unfortunately, I do not handle the schedule and have no control over how many workers I can have on a shift and it gets very hectic at times. So my crew is often overworked. I also have a fantastic crew that gives their best every day, and most of them do an awesome job. Do you have some ideas that I can use to make my crew feel appreciated and to make the place a fun place to work? Our work is busy, so I can do very little to control the volume of business. As a new manager, I want my crew to realize just how important they are to making our business a success and also because they are great people to work with. So how can I show them just how much I appreciate them. (I can't give them raises every time they do a good job

Asked By: * - 5/25/2007
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You sound like a great boss, thats make work fun anyway... More
Answered By: Kazy - 5/25/2007
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Make a recognition board. Every time someone does a great job, put something up about them on the board for all to see. Also, maybe you could organize some out of work activities, like crew bowling, or a movie night or something. Even the smallest sign of recognition is helpful for workers' attitudes and I really... More
Answered By: fmxkrazyone - 5/25/2007
 
Your hands are tied. If you cannot put more people on the schedule or give them raises and the work is busy then they are going to get overwhelmed. That is one reason why fast food places have such a high turnover rate... More
Answered By: A.Mercer - 5/25/2007
 
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