TITLE

The New Employees

AUTHOR(S)
White, Margaret A.; Behr, Suzanne M.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence;Apr2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the transformability factor in employees. Restructuring, downsizing, and outsourcing have caused employees to realize that the implied guarantee of employment, which exists earlier, has been replaced by the concept of employability that promotes ongoing career planning and development, thus transforming employee's life and work philosophy. Transformational employees believe that in the end one really work for oneself. They seek personal growth and learning at work--not in a self-focused, narcissistic way, but in a move beyond self, toward a greater sense of purpose. Transformed employees realize that life is not all about work; their purpose and identity are not all about work. They work for themselves in the sense that they take personal pride in the talents they have and use.
ACCESSION #
17441585

 

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