Firms must break bad habits if they want to improve relationship with employees
Neil Franklin | March 07, 2019
To select, engage and retain the best talent, companies are going to have to break their entrenched bad habits, according to a new report from The Myers-Briggs Company. It claims that its Global Trends Report (registration) sets out how businesses can select the best employees, provide effective leadership and help their people to work together efficiently and harmoniously, despite a rapidly changing and increasingly complex business landscape. Women are more likely than men to take a values-driven, people-focused approach to decision-making. However, while the proportion of men with this approach varies minimally between occupational levels, for women, the higher the occupational level, the less likely they are to be focused on people and values. This suggests that it may be more difficult for some women to be promoted, and that for organisations that do have women at higher levels, a values-driven approach to decision-making may be underrepresented. This perspective is usually lacking in leadership.