Ever had the thought "there's got to be more to life than this"? Today's generation of managers seem to struggle more with "meaning of life" questions than previous generations, perhaps because of educational levels and greater affluence. Usually, the ones who start asking these questions would be those who are both switched on and caring and who have achieved some success in their career - in other words, people whom an organisation can ill afford to loose. The question that arises is: How do we maintain a sense of purpose in business / at work?
Based on our experience through extensive work in the areas of scorecard and organisational development, together with the latest research on what motivates people, we have compiled a list of "IN's" and "OUT's" for organisational development / performance management aimed at reinforcing a sense of purpose at work:
The "OUT" factors promote Down-Sizing, or the Sea Change trend.
To build and sustain business in today's knowledge world, organisations need to further incorporate the "IN" trends into their management and organisational development activities. Personal goals and organisational goals need to be better aligned. So focus on:
These relatively simple ideas will not only serve to make your organisation a better place to work and help retain key people; effectively implemented they will also be beneficial for your bottom line.
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