People are alive to the fact that there are workplaces where management meets more than their basic needs, aspiring to the higher levels of Maslow's Hierarchy.
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Industrial companies often struggle to marry sustainability with humanity, looking for clues in Human Factors and assigning them to safety process developments. We'd be a long time hunting for culture transformation in the H&S manuals. What's needed is a strategy that gives people a realistic chance to self-actualise in a way that means something to them personally while at the same time delivering to the company - a trick of the light that stepping out of the Trad box is essential to illuminating.
Maslow's illustration of human elevation reaches beyond the base line into the zones of conscious improvement and personal development. Those dusty days of "mechanics ahead of humanity" are over - more is demanded, expected and rightly deserved.
A leader of merit will be growing alongside the considerations of this societal revolution, prepared to empower others in getting ahead of the curve. The ones who accelerate their career path will be those stepping up to new expectations, who recognise the value of improving self-relationships and communication, pushing themselves enough to approach change with an open mind.
There are those in the management tiers, however, who were brought up to believe that power is exercised through control, and find themselves blocking communication, autonomy and creative problem-solving without being aware of it. They need signposting out of deeply-conditioned mindsets to be able to manage teams with more successful, empathic systems. Many CEOs are alive to the changes afoot and want to gain traction in enlivening their company. If you resonate here, waste no time in finding pathways to effective thought processes, motivating staff towards productive heights and loyalty right here when you need them most.