If employees find meaning in their work and are valued for whatever they do, their motivation levels will always be at their peak. The best that any organisation can do is attach meaning to the employee’s work as a sense of meaning will win over the impediments that hinder employees’ growth in the organisation.
Employees are pretty observant; they do not miss much. The actions and behaviours they see modeled and the ideals their immediate supervisor appears to value will inform their decisions and behaviour at work. If they see a management team that prioritises tasks, efficiencies, and productivity (job functions), then that is what they will focus on—often at the expense of the company’s own mission.
Brands are not just built around beliefs and biases of the past. About 5 per cent of the time, we use a process of deliberation to make choices where we use spreadsheets to look at the cost benefits and logic to evaluate the pros and cons of choices. Marketers can leverage the power of cognitive biases for designing, positioning, and/or repositioning their brands.
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