The Purpose of Purpose (20.10-2)

Posted by on Oct 9, 2020 in Strategy

The aftermath of recent pandemic lockdowns has given a number of organisations the opportunity of taking time to consider their strategic intent. With a lull in the daily grind and a growing uncertainty as to what is “normal”, the chance to think about the future and how they better prepare for that has appeared on […]

When loyalty and commitment is driven by fear (20.10-1)

Posted by on Oct 8, 2020 in Culture

I was recently asked my opinion about the motivations of a long-serving senior manager who demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the organisation. He works long hours at both ends of the day; is rarely off work with illness; takes vacations routinely but not extensively. The question was: what drives him after all these years to […]