You hear it more and more: this time Industry Email List calls for powerful leaders who take matters into their own hands: no participation for a while, just tell what needs to be done. Mark Rutte's 'taking responsibility Industry Email List only leads to a lack of clarity and not to effective solutions. There is something in that: leaders must be visible and decisive in difficult times. But they don't have a monopoly on the truth, especially Industry Email List not now. Due to the impact of the corona crisis, we are in uncharted territory . That is why bottom-up information and ideas from the front line are very valuable. Many processes, routines and generally accepted truths have to be revised or even completely reinvented.
Even if the management were Industry Email List omniscient, they would still not succeed. Moreover, employees no longer just want to listen. Employee engagement is at an all-time low. According to Gallup , only 1 in 8 employees are engaged in their work, slightly less than the proportion actively working against it. The rise of the gig Industry Email List economy, with millions of freelancers and low-paid flex workers, is an important reason for this. 1 in 8 employees is involved in their work. New Generation Another factor is that new generations Industry Email List of employees are entering the labor market, such as millennials. They are much less driven by salary, status and job security (the old motivational instruments of management.
In a survey by LinkedIn , 40% of Industry Email List organizations indicate that employee experience is important to retain new generations. A strong leader who does not tolerate contradiction will quickly see his (young, flex-working) employees walk out the door. New leaders listen, are transparent and are open to criticism. Communication Industry Email List tools in organizations should support this new leadership. By giving all employees, including those flex workers, the opportunity to express their opinions and participate in the discussion. Of Industry Email List course, not everything has to be the subject of discussion – something Rutte is now also behind. But the position of a leader is only strengthened by openness and commitment.