ASK THE OD DOCTORS: How early do we announce impending drastic change initiatives in organisations?

ASK THE OD DOCTORS: How early do we announce impending drastic change initiatives in organisations?

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Ask the OD Doctors: I have done all I can as a leader, but some of my high potentials still lose their sense of purpose and engagement

Ask the OD Doctors: I have done all I can as a leader, but some of my high potentials still lose their sense of purpose and engagement

"I have done all I can as a leader, but some of my high potentials still lose their sense of purpose and engagement. What else should I be doing?"

What is disengagement? How do we know when employees are disengaged? What are signs of a disengaged workforce? As leaders, we tend to think that we have done our best to engage our constituents and they seem to be elusively disengaged or in the case of the question, losing their sense of purpose. What might the causes of such disengagements? Is it about the leader’s doing or undoing? What other factors might be influencing the employee engagement level?

Ask the OD Doctors: Talents - To Tell Or Not To Tell?

Ask the OD Doctors: Talents - To Tell Or Not To Tell?

The age-old question that I have been asked: Should we tell high potentials that he/she is a talent?

I will first explore 3 potential responses to this question: "yes", “no”, and “maybe"....