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10 WAYS to Develop a More Demanding Management Methods
1. Focus on Goals
Managers need to create a clear sense of purpose in terms of objectives and goals and put the performance of the team ahead of the well-being of the individual.
We live and work in a Global Marketplace, where many potential employees are truly ‘portable’ and will go where they need to go in order to fulfil their career aspirations. We also have a recruitment environment which is brutally competitive from the perspectives of all the main stakeholders;
Over recent decades organisations have been driven by results, measured in terms perhaps of shareholder value or perhaps a little less clearly in the Public Sector.
In recent years, particularly highlighted during the Banking Crisis and since, this focus on and relentless pursuit of shareholder value has proven at best to be risky and too one dimensional. Now as we look forward to hopefully better economic times, there is a strong belief that the original maxims of organisational effectiveness (O.E.) need to be redefined. There is now a clear emphasis on delivering organisational results primarily through the people resource.
It has been the ultimate philosophical and scientific mystery for centuries – until now, that is. Scientists yesterday claimed to have cracked the riddle of whether the chicken or the egg came first.