LONDON – BUSINESS – Identity cards are very important as a way of identifying an individual and today businesses have started using identification cards which are also referred to as identification badges. Today in almost every business the first thing one gets when they are employed is the digital ID card and there are several reasons as to why the business ID cards are important.
ID cards are used in business to enhance security, this is because most of these cards have a personal picture which helps quickly verify if you are who the card says you are. The card also enhances security as they are used to access certain rooms or location within the building as the card has the access code used to open the door. The business ID reduces the instances of a security breach because they are categorized according to security level. This means the organization can be able to manage and restrict access.
- Enhances Unity
A business identification card enhances the sense of unity in the organization. The reason for is that it gives the employee a sense of belonging to their given organization. It has been reported that businesses that use the identification card have employees who have a high sense of integration and socialization from having the cards. The employees find it easier to associate with one another since they feel part of the organization. Business issuing ID cards is a way of showing that they are identifying with their employees and this further improved the unity between the management and the employee.
- Increases Accountability.
The use of ID cards in business increases the sense of accountability; this is especially if the employees are tasked with a number of responsibilities. Take an example of an employee, who has access to a restricted area, this means that every time they access the areas they will exercise a high level of responsibility. The reason for this is that the card will show the last person to access the room and in case of anything then they have to account for it. The business card helps in reducing theft and making the employee more accountable for their actions. The accountability is also ensured in the sense that the business is able to keep track of the employee movement within the organization at all time.
- Enhances a Customer-Employee relationship
Having business ID cards usually enhanced the relationship which the customers have with the business employee. This is because the details of the employee are displayed on the card and the customer feels comfortable talking to someone whom they have some knowledge about. The act of putting a name to a face usually helps the customer quickly build a rapport with the employee. This is they are able to have a more engaging conversation and the customer is able to be served better. The card on the employee also raised the integrity of the employee and this increases the level of trust on the customer and they can get to share more freely.