How to Manage Employees in a High Intensity Culture?

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How to Manage Employees in a High Intensity Culture?
Chloe Xu, Australia, Premium Member
Nowadays, combining the intensive demands of the workplace with the responsibilities at home is a huge challenge. For each employee and even more for their managers! A recent study revealed that employees rely on 3 main approaches (strategies) to cope with the pressure in their workplace to be among the ideal workers.

To meet the sometimes unrealistic expectations and achieve career success, an ideal worker has to arrive early, stay late, pull all-nighters, work weekends, and remain tied to their electronic devices 24/7. Despite of the well-documented personal and physical costs attached to these choices.

Not surprisingly, a majority of people grapple painfully with how to manage other parts of their lives when they focus single-mindedly on their work (work pre...Register

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Augusto Carreira, Partner, Portugal, Member
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Jobson, Consultant, Australia, Member
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Tully Lee, Australia, Member
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Maria Lairet, Coach, Venezuela, Member
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Chloe Xu, Australia, Premium Member
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Andrew Craig, Manager, Australia, Member
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