The algorithm in the Positive Impact Model can be used to indicate the potential value creation and money flow systems within the organisation as an ecosystem. Using the criteria and function value potential, behavioural values can be further defined per function, bringing relevance and precision into the diversity of the system.
We live in a world where everything is seemingly easy. Apps are making our lives more seamless. Online services are growing at a rate of over 20% year on year, according to Statista. You no longer need to problem solve your daily life. At the same time diseases like Alzheimer’s are sadly on the increase. In this age of artificial intelligence and social networks, it's as if we no longer have a reason to develop our mental, cognitive and social skills. As we grow out of old neural pathways, we are not creating new ones. At the same time, industries like retail and FMCG are in crisis, unable to innovate nor engage. As a society, we are playing the same old record and expecting miracles. We have reached a stage that we don't just need to change the record, we need a whole new system to play music from.
Employees are people and people have behavioural trends which are nearly always irrational. Consider your employees as your target market with unmet needs. Market research companies have been addressing this situation for decades. Here are some ways that your company can learn from the market researchers to readdress staff challenges.
The purpose of this survey format is three-fold. Firstly, it helps you gain insights on the best and worst aspects of your current situation. This offers the opportunity to compare contradicting opinion and working styles, what is best for one person maybe the worst for another. Secondly, it limits the answers to the most important. If using survey software, adding a character limit to the answer box will ensure communication is kept succinct. Thirdly, it enables all members to be involved in offering opinions, challenges and recommendations.
Being conscious and mindful of constantly applying new knowledge within self and in a collaboration creates a momentum for progression. This is the leading dynamic of innovators and advanced thinkers. To do what has been done before is to follow. True leadership breaks new ground and makes sense of the new so that others can follow.