Tag: Ownership

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Encouraging Ownership

April 28, 2021

Via: HR Hero

One of the buzzwords in many leadership and management circles is “ownership.” Companies want their employees to take ownership of their assignments, projects, teams, responsibilities, corporate goals, etc. When companies say this, they mean they want employees to be accountable […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

In Defense of Not-My-Jobism

January 29, 2021

Via: HR Hero

One of the most derided phrases in the workplace is “that’s not my job.” It’s been assumed that those who use this phrase are unwilling to help their colleagues for the benefit of the broader team and company and are […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

3 Hurdles to Overcome When Coaching in a Virtual Environment

July 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Remote work has become the “new normal” for many during the past few months, with some organizations going so far as to make the switch to remote work permanent. No matter how permanent virtual workplaces are, employees and leaders must […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employee Engagement: How to Own Your Work by Creating an Owner’s Manual

November 29, 2017

Via: TalentSpace Blog

Thelma, an executive assistant at a small manufacturing company, does her job. She goes to work, does what she is told, keeps her head down, enjoys her coworkers and waits until 4:30 to go home to her two children. It […]