How Leaders Kill Meaning at Work – McKinsey Quarterly

5_bored_woman

What keeps you going back to work? The money? the challenge? Lack of something better to do? Amabile and Kramer state that “of all the events that can deeply engage people in their jobs, the single most
important is making progress in meaningful work” (2012).

Unfortunately, this element seems to be lacking in many workplaces and makes me wonder if those in leadership (and especially those in the c-suite)  underestimate their role  in keeping their employees engaged.

This article in McKinsey Quarterly is an excellent examination of how senior executives routinely undermine creativity, productivity, and commitment by damaging the inner work lives of their employees in four avoidable ways.

Check it out: How Leaders Kill Meaning at Work – McKinsey Quarterly

What do you think about this?

Erin

Related Posts:

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s