How Does Your Work Make Meaning?

At a time when the focus on performance improvement and employee engagement is still dominated by the influence of extrinsic rewards, the question of the value of work as a contributing factor still needs more attention. Work means different things to different people; work context and organizational culture are part of the kaleidoscope of what constitutes an enabling environment for creativity and innovation to flourish.

What is the real driving motivation factor for you in your organization? What purpose does your work fulfil in your life? How does it help to make meaning?

Watch this TEDtalk and if you can work out the answers for your own situation then maybe that will help you understand your teams’ views about the work they do for you.


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