We often talk about accountability at work, and it starts with a sense of ownership. How can we create a culture of ownership?
It is easy to communicate numbers for performance but how do you get employees to own the numbers? If you don’t know yet, numbers can numb people. Also, most organisations struggle not with the lack of expectation but the lack of engagement.
Joseph Tan from Leaderonomics Good Monday shares four ways to cultivate a culture of ownership. These include:
- Setting the cause before the cost.
- Creating opportunities for the alignment of individuals’ strengths.
- Meeting basic needs.
- Providing management support.
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Related podcast: Raise Your Game: Set The Cause Before The Cost