During learning, the neurotransmitter dopamine is assigned a central role. Dopamine is always then released in the brain whenever changes and learning processes are looming. The neurotransmitter is the motivator for the change.
The path to agile transformation all too quickly challenges managers. Through self-management on the one hand and a change resistance on the other hand, we create a (fr-)agile management state which is not beneficial to a transformation process.
Appreciation creates successful experiences and yet we all too rarely experience appropriate appreciation during everyday business life. Appreciation and praise are essential elements in the management of employees. What can we learn in this regard from neurology?
While we were just dealing with Generation Y and trying to understand it, the next generation was already right before us. The future belongs to Generation Z and it is different. Let’s get ready and let’s begin to understand it!
... and not that generations wouldn’t have previously tried this, but these days this appears to be accepted. Thus, “Generation Z” is different: It doesn’t just say “no”, but its “no” has consequences. We should analyze these consequences even more.
According to a study from the Institute for Corporate Productivity, only 8 percent of HR executives thought performance management made a significant contribution to performance. Employees blame unfair compensation systems and managers are frustrated. What can we do?
When I recently read in a blog article from Bernd Slaghuis that almost every third employee wishes to slow down in his professional life, I questioned this–namely why this then happens so rarely? Aren’t we missing a big opportunity here?