In the 2017 Gallup State of the American Workplace study, Gallup found that 67% of employees do not like their jobs or where they work. Employees overwhelmingly only work to get a paycheck.
In part one of this two-part blog post, we distinguished how, in the ordinary world of business, the hidden context in which businesses seek to perform – is to maintain and enhance shareholder return; and only after that is done, then the company can look at the care of the employees and customers.
In the ordinary everyday world of business there is a lot of lip service to building great places for employees to work and really serving customers and the community.
Why even discuss High Performance? Why does it matter?
The first thing you might think of when you hear the term High Performance is car racing or being able to do something more, better or faster, waste less time; in other words, improve on what you are already doing.