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...Sign up

The Life-Work Divide!
Augusto Carreira, Partner, Portugal, Member
In spite of high-intensity environments being a real thing, we, humans, were not born for that. We are supposed to breed a family and accomplish work ...Sign up

The Reality of Life...
cole, linden, Business School Marketer, Member
It depends upon age, interests and other responsibilities. Younger employees with no family responsibilities are more willing to accept and embrace pr...Sign up

Managing Employees in a High Intensity Culture is a Strange View
Jobson, Consultant, Australia, Member
In this post modern era, people with talent, capacity, courage and integrity will generally succeed in the long term. These "options" above read in a ...Sign up

Managing or Mentoring?
Tully Lee, Australia, Member
The three options of employee behavior is a simplistic view, but mostly appropriate. As a manager, we are in a position to mentor the balance. I agree...Sign up

Finding Work/Life Balance is not Easy
Gandhi Heryanto, Management Consultant, Indonesia, Premium Member
Creating a balance between work and life is a fallacy. English poet and philosopher David Whyte aptly calls "work/life balance" a "phrase that often b...Sign up

High Intensity or High Lack of Planning
Maria Montero, Coach, Venezuela, Member
It's true that business is very complex nowadays, so companies who want to be successful need to value their employees, and carry out the requiered pl...Sign up

How to Change a Culture of Work Presenteeism?
Chloe Xu, Australia, Premium Member
A research indicates that if employees feel free to draw some lines between their professional and personal lives, organizations will benefit from gre...Sign up

Work-Life Balance
Andrew Craig, Manager, Australia, Member
I have worked in a number of organisations where early start, late finish, and weekend working were a cultural norm. It's not new, it was certaily aro...Sign up

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