The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of Cloud technologies for most digital work. Armed with a browser and an internet connection, anyone can access their apps and data no matter where they are located. There has therefore been an expansion of the evolution of digital work with the ease that remote working offers. While this has empowered many to be more productive and strive for a good […]
Emotional stress, including “stress from lack of control in the workplace or from life events,” creates susceptibility to physical illness. This was affirmed twenty years ago in a British Medical Journal article as summarized here by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Giving employees more control over their jobs does more than just reduce stress-related illness. It also decreases employee mortality. The key is empowering them to set their own goals, set their own schedules, prioritize their decision making and … have a voice in the goal-setting process.
Giving employees a chance to help shape the future of work will give them more skin in the game. It will deepen their connection to an organization. Finally, it gives them a sense of job ownership and control and will improve their well-being while benefiting the organization.