Louis R. Chenevert is a well-renowned entrepreneur who has led a conglomerate of multinational companies serving in prominent positions. He is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation, an American based company that researches, develops and manufacture a variety of products for different aspects which includes building systems, excavators and escalators, airplane engines, fire and security, aerospace systems, industrial products among others. He joined United Technologies back in 2006 as a Director, and after four years of service, he was elected o led the position of the President and Executive Operating Officer.
Before joining United Technologies, Chenevert served as the President at Pratt & Whitney from 199 to 2006. He was also served as the production General Manager of the General Motors, St Therese operation where he worked for 14 years. Chenevert earned a bachelor of commerce degree in production management from the University of de Montreal. Promptly after graduating, he became the Chairman of the HEC Montreal`s International Advisory Board. He is also the founding director and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Friends of HEC Montreal.
Chenevert is also a motivational writer, who has published several helpful blogs. Most of his writing is associated with businesses, educating bosses on how to relate to their employees. In one of his blog, Chenevert shares some tips necessary for improving business by investing in the employees. He says that investing in your current employees is the best way to bolster your business.
Creating a conducive workplace is one of the ways to increase your business output. He says that employees who work in an enjoyable environment are always in the mood to coordinate and operates to their maximum. In order for a place to be conducive for working, employers should make sure there are no Debbie downers among the employees.
Appreciating the workers is also another way to enhance business performance. Recognizing and rewarding employees creates an atmosphere for the competition which at the end increases overall results of the business. It is also important to sponsor your employee scholar programs. By giving a boost in their education expenses, your employees are more likely to pursue lifelong learning than if they had to pay for it entirely.