One-size-fits-all does not work in clothes! Similarly, one-managing-style-fits-all does not benefit today’s multicultural workforce. You lead and manage people by helping them find meaning in their work and in your mission. If you do this well, you will have employees who stay and contribute more!
STC discovered that a self-directed team is a select group of employees who take on responsibility for a given task, problem or function. An effective team takes on a life of its own and becomes a self-perpetuating success story.
It is in times of chaos, confusion, and crisis that you need to stick to your plan and remind everyone about its existence and their roles. When employees see that you are confident, you know what you are doing, and you have in end-state in mind, as defined by the plan and the budget, they will naturally calm down and support you.