“While individual employees can change their own habits,” writes Pozen, “organizations need strong-willed leaders to make more radical changes. These leaders must thoroughly reform their organization’s implicit and explicit reward structure. Are employees praised for coming in on Saturday — even if only to finish work that could have been completed during regular hours? Are employees suspicious of others who leave early for the day in order to watch their child’s Little League games?”
The way to succeed isn’t to get more hours out of your employees or your team. The way to succeed is to leverage their smarts and accomplishments. Of course determining the way to best measure the performance of employees based upon accomplishment is more challenging than measuring hours on the job, but it's well worth the effort.
In the meantime, do you have your track shoes on?
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