Turnover is an expensive issue facing many organizations. The cost of training and the time required to develop employees to a level where they can effectively function in the organization is huge and significantly impacts the bottom line.
Many generation "X" and "Y" people are entering the workforce with a different skill set, attitude and value system and many organizations are having difficulty adapting to this dramatic change. When traditional control approaches are used to force compliance, these people in many cases will opt to leave the organization in search of an organization that will be more understanding of their needs and that will tap into their ability to contribute.
We are finding that this pattern is also now spreading to medium tenure employees in many organizations where traditional management approaches are breaking down. Rather than put up with organizational ineffectiveness, unhealthy conflict, self-deception and cover-up by management (and employees too!) people are choosing to leave these organizations for a chance at a new start.
FOCUS helps organizations to develop an effective team where energized team members, working on a common platform that thrives on trust and diversity, can contribute and feel valued as employees.
People are encouraged to apply their strengths and learn from one another to generate extraordinary results. This bridges the generation gap and creates an environment where people will want to come to work, rather than have to go to work.
With Authentic Leadership, clear direction, a sense of purpose, and knowing that the work being done is important, employees will build stronger relationships with each other and develop more loyalty to the company.
We have seen examples of employees leaving such organizations for higher paying positions, only to return in a few months due to better working conditions.
The net result.... Why would I even consider changing jobs if I feel important, appreciated, valued and appropriately rewarded for my contributions?