In today’s world, businesses have to be quicker at adapting to the ever-evolving customer demands It is important to note that Human Resources (HR) plays a significant role in influencing the mindset of the company in order to keep up with the fast-paced business environment. 1. Start with management This is the sector most pressured […] The post How to adapt your company for success appeared first on e27.
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It is important to note that Human Resources (HR) plays a significant role in influencing the mindset of the company in order to keep up with the fast-paced business environment.
This is the sector most pressured between bottom-line results and team management.
Start with the “Why?”s, “How?”s and finally “What can we do?”s.
The way we manage our teams to adopt a growth mindset rather than a bottom-line approach is important.
Bottom line is always the result.
However, the way we get there is also key — management should hold team discussions so that everyone is aligned in embracing change and making it work.
Research shows that the clothes you wear actually change the way you perform.
The same goes for our workplace since we spend nearly one-third of our life working there!
Change how the workplace looks and feels, such as reducing physical barriers between desks, teams or management levels.
This transformational shift can eventually help teams get to know each other better.
If you don’t know what your other teams are doing, there is no way you can collaborate in solving the company’s problems at the strategic level.
Remember we are changing the way how the entire company works.
“Every change requires time for adoption and transformation”.
Remember how much time it took to learn how to walk?
Emphasize on the growth mindset at all levels by introducing time for the team to unlearn, learn and relearn.
“The key” is not a fixed path to the results; it takes time and many experiments to understand the new market dynamism, let alone explore new business growth opportunities.
Nobody will get it right on the first attempt. We just need to fail fast and learn fast, hopefully in a controlled manner.
Job titles and descriptions are clearly defined for guidance in staff appraisal. A company will not do well if every staff just did what they were told.
As the company strives to remain relevant, staff are expected to be agile and innovative in flexing their strengths and passions, rather than falling back to their defined roles.
Job scopes and titles will, therefore, be less standardised and more personalised.
Being adaptive is not an easy task and we need a more flexible approach in motivating the team to change how work is done.
Stay committed and more sustainable positive results will follow.
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How to manage workplace changes for your team Article was first published in the Entrepreneurs’ Digest, Issue 83, January/February 2019.
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