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Focus on investing in high level skills development
Differentiation Cost Leadership
STRATEGIC DIRECTION Careers Today
• Careers used to follow a Career Ladder. This is logical, gradual progression stepbystep from the bottom to the top in a particular career; each step has a little more pay and little more responsibility.
• Today people have, on average, 3 very different careers during their working life. They move companies often and progress quickly…they do not follow ladders or predictable paths. These are called Protean Careers (Protean means varied and versatile) Issue Career Ladders V Protean Career Ladders V Protean Careers
Career Ladder Responsibility The individual The organization Core Values Freedom; Growth Advancement; Power Important Performance Dimensions
Important Attitude Dimensions
Important Identity Dimensions
Important Adaptability Dimensions Psychological success Position level; Salary Work satisfaction; Organizational professional commitment
Selfesteem; selfawareness Esteem from colleagues; organizational awareness
Workrelated flexibility Organizationrelated (Measure: marketability)
flexibility (Measure: organizational survival) How Can Organizations Help How Can Organizations Help Employee...
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- Fall '13