There are obvious benefits to giving employees more autonomy in the workplace. Greater engagement, more accountability, greater job satisfaction, etc. are all possible benefits.
Humility in a leader is strongly related to employee trust in the leader. Trust in leadership is critical in enabling the success of an enterprise.
Effective leaders maximize employee potential. The product of effective leadership is committed people who are very competent. But how is this achieved?
One of the key leadership challenges is to be deliberate about creating clarity regarding goals and standards.
For anyone familiar with the Care and Growth leadership model, it is apparent that the leadership challenge is more than just giving employees the means and ability.
One of the key leadership challenges is cultivating the conditions in which employees are willing to go the extra mile. Many bosses fail to crack this code.
Organisations must have the agenda of empowering employees and not seek to exploit them for profit. In other words organisations must seek to become platforms for creativity and progress rather than profit machines.
If we want a truly successful company we might perhaps want a bit more than this from our employees, we may perhaps want them to go the extra mile.
The good leader firstly cares for her people and secondly is able to direct that care so as to achieve growth and development for her people.
One cannot but wonder at moral quality of the leadership of this establishment when senior people, respectable people, unashamedly confess to an intent which would have been no different from that of Al Capone.