There is a largely unseen battle now raging in the workplace. It pits incumbent powers against emerging upstarts. On the one side are managers who covet the traditional employment deal money, career progression and status - in return for a total commitment to playing the organizational game by traditional rules, e.g., long hours in the office, grueling travel, and a......Full article >>>
The report findings draw on several streams of research including an online survey entitled Redesigning Work that attracted responses from more than 2,000 knowledge workers employed, self-employed and not currently working across 32 countries. Unlike many previous studies of flexible working, this survey asked respondents to indicate not only their preferred ......Full article >>>
0% of the survey sample, Traditionalists are the most willing to meet employers expectations of how they should work - they are highly motivated and many of them work long hours. Bucking somewhat the conventional wisdom that younger workers are not attracted by traditional corporate environments and employment deals, 57% of these individuals are under 40 yearsold and 23% are under 30. Traditionali......Full article >>>
tracted to flexible working and alternative employment options. Agile Performers have very high drive and ambition and are very willing to meet employers expectations yet they are the most likely to leave their employers (43%). And contrary to the popular perception of older workers lacking ambition and willingness to change 43% of agile performers are over 40 years old.
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eals for Agile Performers and Flexers while keeping more traditional high performers happy? Thats the challenge that corporate leaders and emerging agile workers must meet head on. It can only be tackled successfully through honest dialogue, good faith negotiations and willingness to experiment with new kinds of employment deals that trade off commitments to increased performance in return for gre......
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