The Lost Lesson of Sharing: How to Bring Commitment Back to Your Organization-Part II

The Lost Lesson of Sharing: How to Bring Commitment Back to Your Organization-Part 2
by ELISE BOGGS

What does a hotel room, party house and the condition of an apartment the day after a lease is up have in common? They often are the target of neglectful behavior-people tend to treat things that don’t belong to them differently than those things that do-it’s human nature. It is no different when speaking of the care and ownership of an organization. People that view the organization belonging to “them” instead of “us” care for it accordingly. The lesson here is for leaders of organizations to engage their employees in a way that creates a sense of ownership, where “their” organization becomes “our” organization. Part One of this article spoke to the importance of shared vision as a means of securing higher commitment and engagement in a highly competitive market. Continue reading “The Lost Lesson of Sharing: How to Bring Commitment Back to Your Organization-Part II”