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Do you find yourself giving out lots of your energy in support of others. But some people seem to take just a little too much – more than you can afford to give if you are going to stay fit for the task ahead. What can you do?
To make any change stick, it has to become part of the core of your organization! Your corporate culture often determines what gets done, so the values behind your vision must be shown in day-to-day work.
Kotter argues that many change projects fail because victory is declared too early. Real change runs deep and takes time. Quick wins are only the beginning of what needs to be done to achieve long-term change – make sure you take enough time!
Team behavior theory ( Tuckman) and leadership theories (Hershey and Blanchard, Adair) can be brought together to into a simple model to show how different Leadership styles are required across the life cycle of an activity.
Lead your group through the stages to achieve a good result. In Stage 4, the group are high-performing, motivated and achieve effective and satisfying results.
So how can managers get the best out of their older workers?
In most circumstances, older workers are like other workers – they are unlikely to respond well in a command and control culture. Except in an emergency, older workers are not likely to respond well to being “given orders”. But, they are likely to respond well to an intelligent and enlightened leadership style. This means communicating clearly about issues and challenges.
Nothing motivates and gives people confidence more than success. Give your company and your team a taste of victory early in the change process.
Lead your group through the stages to achieve a good result. In Stage 3, people begin to experience a sense of group belonging and a feeling of relief that conflicts are being resolved. They are on their way to being organized so that they can achieve their goals.
When you first start thinking about change, there will probably be many great ideas and solutions floating around. You need to link these concepts together into an overall vision.