Owning The Job

The principle of owning vs. renting is powerful especially when it comes to an employee’s job.  Ownership of a job is a fickle thing.  Yet, I have worked for managers who assigned responsibility and provided enough autonomy to allow me to excel in my role.  The younger generations seem to relish this approach even more than my Gen X group. ManageSmarter.com offers up an article with a clear title – Padlocking the Revolving Door on Turnover.  There are 4 good points to support the article’s title, but one stands out clearly: • Foster a sense of ownership within employees. The old encouragement to “act like you own it” is good… Read More

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