5 Root Causes of Resignation
Is your organization experiencing high turnover?
With talent at a premium, the question for your firm is:
What motivates your team members to
work, stay, and prosper?
Team members desire a workplace that recognizes their potential and invests in unlocking it.
They desire the ability to influence various aspects of their work, including schedules, tasks, deadlines, and decision-making. This freedom fosters ownership, driving excellence and meaningful contributions. They also seek a trusting, transparent work environment with reasonable workloads and minimized “always-on” pressure.
When the firm focuses on individual strengths and growth, team members can propel personal, as well as firm, success. Additionally, team members seek continuous affirmation of their work’s purpose, value and impact, thereby connecting them with the firm’s mission.
This sense of purpose fuels motivation and creates a thriving, resourceful workforce in a perpetually shifting business environment.
The surprising truth about
In reality, partners and managers may be creating an environment that is opposite to what team members desire because they:
Lack understanding of the importance of creating a positive work environment that promotes growth, trust, and transparency.
Focus solely on achieving short-term goals and results, disregarding the long-term impact on team members’ well-being and the firm’s success.
Believe they know best and team members should follow their directives without question, hindering autonomy, creativity, and motivation.
Buckle under the pressure to meet deadlines and deliver results, leading to unrealistic expectations and putting undue stress on team members.